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Borrowing High Impact Turns Of Public Phrase

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The land of my birth this week witnessed all sorts of political game playing. Around divorcing. Or perhaps more, the conscious uncoupling.

During these rampant discussions surrounding separations, I noted a trio of soundbites got repeated plays on national media.

First up, from a talking head that wished to point out;

there’s always facts, but more than one way to interpret them

Then the minister in charge of cutting Bruxellian chains sought collaboration;

it is not the ends that we disagree on, but the means

Before the PM herself evoked;

tunnel vision

Described as “deeply regrettable”. In the sense that “this is not a game”.

They reminded me that, just as top salespeople keep a hardcoded log of winning lines (whether in response to a given situation, pitching or objection handling), seasoned buyers do similar.

My own grey matter instantly retrieved a most disarming line I’ve used to full affect after once watching an episode of (don’t judge me) CSI. ‘My heart’s with you, but let’s think about the head…’

Here’s a threesome worthy of selling note. Especially when negotiating. That most Sales of offshoots that goes criminally un-tended.

Every now and then you catch a Turn of phrase that you maybe subconsciously add to your sales lexicon. I’m pretty sure there’s at least one I’ll be shortly harvesting from here.

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