Business Lessons From A Shark, Kevin Harrington
May 16, 2013
Hosted by Tye Maner
One key fact about a shark is that it must keep moving. If the shark stops moving, it will drown. In order to be successful in sales and business, you must keep moving. In business, everything is a risk. You have to determine if it is a good risk or a bad risk. If it is a good risk, take the shot, if it is a bad risk, look for another opportunity. The worse thing to do is nothing. Our guest for today’s show is Kevin Harrington, Chairman of As Seen On TV, and former investor on ABC Network’s highly rated “Shark Tank” television show. Kevin Harrington will discuss his experiences as a successful businessman and investor. He will provide insight in how to overcome adversity in business, and how he learned to turn simple ideas into multimillion-dollar products. Kevin readily acknowledges that he has faced temporary defeat numerous times throughout his career, however, he will also share how those defeats became stepping-stones to his remarkable success.
Forget Patience, Let’s Sell Something!
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Have you ever noticed that lions don't wait for their meals? On the other hand, vultures patiently wait to get the scraps of what is left after the lions have had their fill. Abraham Lincoln once said, “things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” Likewise, the most successful sales professionals don't sit and wait for the telephone to ring or the next client to walk through the door. They initiate the contact. Learn the tips, techniques and skills used by the most successful sales and business professionals who make things happen while others are watching things happen or wondering what happened. “Forget Patience, Let’s Sell Something!” will help you to gain more clients faster and at higher margins by being proactive. Our show is a must listen for sales professionals, business owners, executives and anyone responsible for driving sales or influencing buying decisions.
Tye Maner is the President and founder of Tye Maner Group and is an internationally known keynote speaker, facilitator, and coach in the field of maximizing leadership, sales, and negotiation performance for both individuals and organizations. Tye is also the author of “Forget Patience, Let’s Sell Something: Essential Selling Skills for Winning More Clients Now!”
Tye’s workshops are very informative, energetic experiences. People who attend his presentations have described the experience as “inspiring”, “motivational”, and “absolutely amazing.” By incorporating personal experiences and humor with thought provoking exercises, attendees have found that they have sharpened their selling and leadership skills to enhance performance for both their companies and themselves.
Tye’s background in sales and management spans more than 29 years. He was regularly the top salesperson for the companies in which he was employed. Because of his can-do attitude, he was able to win some of the toughest clients for his organizations.
As the President of Tye Maner Group, a 17-year old corporation, Tye has a list of Fortune 500 clients, including 3M Company, McDonalds Corporation, State Farm Insurance, Travelocity, Verizon, Hewlett Packard, Office Max, Tech Data, National Association of Realtors, Colliers International, Merrill Lynch, United States Army, GE Capital, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, and other major corporations and non-profits.