On May 18, 2015 we launched a contest to win 1 of 2 Apple Watches. To enter, all you had to do was submit your favorite sales motivational quote. Today, we will announce the 2 winners. But first, a little about the contest and the selection process.
We had 363 sales motivational quotes submissions. We learned a few things from the quotes submitted:
- Sales people really like Yoda. Yes - that Yoda. There were many Yoda quotes - you know, the "do or do not do" quote.
- Following the Yoda quote, there was several from the movie Wolf of Wall Street. That was interesting.
- Glengarry Glen Ross - Always be Closing - is super popular among sales professionals. This is probably obvious to you as it is to me.
So, I pulled all 363 sales quote submissions into excel. I used the RAND() function and calculated a random number for each entry. Then, I ranked using the SORT function in ascending order. The first and second results in that calculation won the Apple Watches.
PS: This process is pretty common and simulates drawing names out of a hat.
The Apple Watch Winners
Jim Tibbs, Congratulations! - you are a winner of an Apple Watch. Jim submitted this quote:
Always Be Closing
- Glengarry Glen Ross
Evan Christie, Congratulations! - you are a winner of an Apple Watch. Here's Evan's quote:
You must be willing to do the things today others don’t do in order to have the things tomorrow others won’t have
- Les Brown
Congratulations to the both of you. We'll be contacting each of you via email for more information.