SKILL: The Wednesday Word #WednesdayWisdom

SKILL: The Wednesday Word #WednesdayWisdom

Right now we need everything we possibly can get to keep our head on right, to stay focused on the main thing.  Keeping the main thing the main thing; focused on what we can control the first lesson I learned from Grant Cardone when I first got into automotive sales was “selling is a conversation and power comes from the words that you use.
So let’s look at some words today!  We’re gonna look at one word today and we’re gonna look for the power that we can get from that word and we’re gonna plug it into our sales, our business and our life.  Are you ready?


the ability to do something well; expertise.
a particular ability.


late 12c., “power of discernment,” from Old Norse skil “distinction, ability to make out, discernment, adjustment,” related to skilja (v.) “to separate; discern, understand,” from Proto-Germanic *skaljo- “divide, separate” (source also of Swedish skäl “reason,” Danish skjel “a separation, boundary, limit,” Middle Low German schillen “to differ,” Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schele “separation, discrimination;” from PIE root *skel- (1) “to cut.” Sense of “ability, cleverness” first recorded early 13c.


Sales Skills Assessment:  rate yourself on a scale from 1-10 in the following sales skills, then sort based on lowest to highest.  Target the lowest one first.  Spend 7-14 days on that one thing.  Work on it, study it, practice it, drill it, rehearse it.  Get it to a 10 on it.  Then on to the next one and get to ten on that one, then in all of them in this order.

  • Attitude
  • Prospecting
  • Selling
  • Closing
  • Follow Up
  • Phones

What is one way to get each of these skill sets to a 10?  Cardone University for starters.  Over 800 segments of content specifically designed to help you improve your business skills.  There is no other program on the planet that will help you as fast and as efficiently as Cardone U and right now you can actually get your first two weeks on us.

SKILL: The Wednesday Word