The art of the sale : learning from the masters about the business of life / Philip Delves Broughton.


  • ISBN: 9781594203329
  • ISBN: 1594203326
  • Description: 291 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Press, 2012.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Bunker Hill Community College Stacks HF5438.25 .B7467 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.[277]-281) and index.
Contents Note: Loose robes -- The pitch -- The soul of a salesman -- I believe -- Leveling -- Art and commerce -- The zen of sales -- Hybrid vigor -- Epilogue : lemonade stand.
Summary: An analysis of the role of persuasion in everyday life and the qualities of effective salespeople traces the author's international travels to learn the art and science of selling, discussing the importance of a good narrative and the role of sales as social discourse.
Subject: Selling.