Attracting More Acknowledgment

by Jan Stringer

“Simplicity, order, harmony, beauty, and joy—All the other principles that can transform your life will not blossom and flourish without gratitude.”—Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance.

While a vice president of sales for a telecommunications company, I learned the importance of expressing acknowledgment and gratitude, even when there did not seem to be anything to acknowledge.

One constant issue that confronted our team was the long sales cycle in our business. It took many phone calls, action steps, letters, appointments, proposals, and negotiation conversations to close ...

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