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Do not please EVERYone!

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Most of the professionals spend a better part of their life walking on an eggshell while suppressing a part of their personality by being diplomatic to impress everyone. It is ludicrous to satisfy anybody and everybody. The idea, itself is wrong for the obvious reason that one can never please everybody and if one does, he is responsible for displeasing himself.

  The insane activity has taken a mass movement in corporate sector, especially in a field like marketing. While it is important to please somebody, to surrender your views in fear of disapproval is being dishonest to your job. Marketing professionals often are afraid to suggest a strategy or put forth a support to a particular proposal in fear of being rejected.

A beautiful quote by a celebrated comedian, Bill Cosby, duly explains the concept, “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”

The key to a successful strategy of a sale lies in intensive discussions and arguments. Most of the …