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Tue Mar 28, 2017, 11:09 PM

1. All any salesperson has is their credibility

I've been a high level salesman and sold into the largest global accounts headquartered in the US. I was very, very successful.

The biggest weapon in my bag was my word--in other words my credibility.

When I went into sales I very quickly found out that there were only two types of sales people. The big talking braggarts (not always male) that would say or do anything to get the sale and the craftsman that quietly went about their work and brought in the big numbers.

I watched one of the best I've ever seen, JB, do his thing and it looked easy. He'd bring in a $50 million dollar contract and wouldn't even break a sweat. If he said something would happen it happened. The senior executives that wrote the big checks trusted him utterly.

That's who I wanted to be.

I recognize Trump as the bullshitter braggart.

Up until now he's been able to publicize successes and escape his failures. He just disappears them. He's been able to just leave his many, many failures behind.

Well, the world is watching. In under 3 months Trump has lost all credibility. Once you lose it you can only earn it back with hard work and focus.

I don't think the old man has it in him anymore. I think he's an empty suit. So do a lot of our adversaries.

This is bad position for the US to be in. One our adversaries is going to try him and us very soon. His weakness makes us weak and invites challenge.

Things are unfortunately going to get worse.

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