There is much talk and expectation of legacy and asking how the slogan " Inspire a generation" will really turn out beyond the rhetoric and hype.
Lord Coe, himself a two-time Olympic 1500m champion, said at the opening of the Paralympics opening show last night :
26. Ask my manager for help and support with critical calls.
In the opening parade at the Paralympics the athletes entered the stadium with members of their support team including technicians, sports psychologists even their guide dogs !
Like paralympians realise that the word 'success' comes before 'work' in a dictionary!
As with paralympians salespeople need to listen patience and interest.
Don't argue and contradict rather persuade clients.
Like paralympians learn from your mistakes and by getting it right.
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