sales-20-fbI spent this morning at the Sales 2.0 conference with my colleague Emma, where HubSpot's CRO Mark Roberge is speaking later this afternoon. Already we've heard insights from several sales leaders that I wanted to jump onto Twitter to tweet. So, I restrained myself temporarily and instead have compiled ten of my favorites, just from this morning. Of course, I'll follow up with some of the afternoon's best tweetable takeaways once the day is over, as well.

10 Tweetable Takeaways From the Sales 2.0 Conference #s20c

"We always overestimate what people can do in one year, and underestimate what people can do in ten years." - Gerhardt Gschwandter, Founder & CEO, Selling Power (Tweet This Quote)

"Data is the new oil. Embrace big data." - Gerhardt Gschwandter, Founder & CEO, Selling Power (Tweet This Quote)

"The good ideas are not coming from me anymore. They're coming from the sales team." - Bob Carr, Chairman and CEO, Heartland Payment Systems (Tweet This Quote)

"Require reps to create their own personal financial plan every year -- they set their own quota, and manage to that." - Bob Carr, Chairman and CEO, Heartland Payment Systems (Tweet This Quote)

"The biggest thing we lose to is not being there." - Chuck Penfield, Regional Vice President of Sales, Oracle (Tweet This Quote)

"It’s not an option to stop using social media as a primary mechanism within your company, or to do business with your customers." - Jennifer Stanley, Expert Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company (Tweet This Quote)

"Don’t think about the sales push forward, but the customer push backward -- meet the customer where they are in their decision journey." - Jennifer Stanley, Expert Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company (Tweet This Quote)

"It’s not about creating robots of salespeople; it’s about giving them information to make better decisions in real time."  - Jennifer Stanley, Expert Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company (Tweet This Quote)

"People spot desperation in four minutes or less." - Dr. Tom Sant, Hyde Park Partners (Tweet This Quote)

"I will never lower my price without telling the customer I must also remove some of the value." - Dr. Tom Sant, Hyde Park Partners (Tweet This Quote)

Image via Sales 2.0 Conference Facebook Page

Originally published Jul 14, 2014 11:56:00 AM, updated July 14 2014

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