If you want to be a "rock star" when it comes to sales, it's going to take a heck of a lot more than just having the "gift of gab
" or an impressive pedigree.
Those who know me would say that the mere proximity has filled me with the gift of gab
; however, someday I will go back and officially kiss the blarney stone.
A lot of that renewed interest--and the subscription money it generated--was going to Salesforce.com, not least because one of its founders had the gift of gab
. Benioff 's tireless promotion pumped not only his new company's offering, but the business model itself.
"Let my tongue be silent, O Lord, my God, if I should ever forget about you." In those words is an admonition for those of us who have the gift of gab
: Be careful what you talk about.
But one thing is certain, regardless of who you are, you'll be impressed with Joe's shooting skills, card tricks, and his general gift of gab
His gift of gab
soon caught the attention of his superiors who gave him a sales position, marketing training and a territory reaching from Huntsville to Fort Frances.
acknowledges that the gift of gab
and a knack for sales both contribute to his success, he believes his biggest asset is the experience he had selling real estate prior to starting his business in 2004.
1 Awkward situation: The person seated next to you on a trip has the gift of gab
, and you don't particularly want to talk.
Winfrey's international following (just give her a few years), but the two do have at least two things in common: the gift of gab
and the prophetic ability to know what people want before they know it themselves.
All is well until her father's gift of gab
gets her into trouble, saying that Bertie could construct an elaborate gown overnight from scratch.
Think you don't have the gift of gab
? No fear, future Chatty Cathy, we've got a plan.
She discovers it's being co-run by the owner's partner Max, who has the gift of gab
but little style knowledge.
An NAACP member since 1992, the Pine View senior (son of ABC7 Black Almanac host Ed James) loves politics and admits he's always had the gift of gab
: "Even if I didn't know what I was talking about, I still wanted people to listen to me." These days he's talking about "facilitating social justice movements" and uniting the country.
You had that gift of gab
. But sometimes it was just plain blarney, the rantings of a carnival barker intent on verbally bamboozling those who did not understand your loquaciousness.
Some of Media Queered's contributions reveal little-known moments in media history, such as the KTTV show noted above, which is discussed by Edward Alwood in "A Gift of Gab
: How Independent Broadcasters Gave Gay Rights Pioneers a Chance to Be Heard." Marguerite Moritz offers some perspective on recent struggles around media coverage of gay marriage by exploring the decision by the tiny Salina Journal in rural Kansas to run an announcement about a local gay couple's (non-legal) marriage--back in 1993.