It’s a well-known fact that both sales people and marketers are the worst-of-the-worst in the working world. I should know – I fit both of those descriptions.
During our morning ritual of discussing the day’s upcoming events, someone expressed frustration that what they’d read on a website in no way lived up to the reality of the product. Hmpf.
We inadvertently stumbled upon a subtle difference between sales & marketing types.
A sales person
lies stretches the truth on a one-by-one basis.
lies stretches the truth to thousands at a time.
There are good people that work in sales & marketing. Most are well-intentioned. Some are shucktsters. And I use the word “lie” in jest. We don’t lie. You can trust us.