Contribute, No Matter What

Never let fear prevent you from putting yourself out there to the world, jumping in the deep end of the pool or taking a risk to achieve something great.

Believe me, some people will do everything they can to rip you to shreds, tear you apart and beat you to a pulp. You cannot let them or that diminish your spirit or resolve. You did what you did for a reason.

Be it in sales or any walk of life, you stand for something (or should) and you have hopes and dreams. Letting someone else tell you that you are nothing or no good or a loser and allowing that to be the reason you quit trying is tragic. We all have something to give to the world. Someone, somewhere will be touched by, benefit from or heed your words of wisdom. For every great thing you put out there into the world and for every hundred people that love you, there will be those who hate for no reason, condemn you without justification or rip you anonymously to try to erode your confidence. Don’t ever let them.

We have one life to live, one shot at this thing we call existence. Make it count, every single day and in every way. You owe it to yourself and to others.

Take the hits, absorb and learn from them and keep moving forward. It all happens for a reason; one you may not learn for a long time. But someday you will look back and realize it was all worth it. And you’ll have no regrets. Because you went for it.

All the best and, as always, make it a great day!

About cvheady007

I am a Christian, Husband, Dad, workaholic and author. Biography Carson Vincent Heady was born in Cape Girardeau, MO, graduated from Southeast Missouri State University and moved to St. Louis in 2001. He has served in sales and leadership across Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. Carson is best-selling author of the Birth of a Salesman series, the first book of which was published by World Audience Inc. in 2010. He released The Salesman Against the World in 2014, A Salesman Forever in 2016 and Salesman on Fire in 2020. He is also featured in Scott Ingram’s B2B Sales Mentors: 20 Stories from 20 Top 1% Sales Professionals. Carson is a 7-time CEO/President’s Club winner across 5 roles at AT&T and Microsoft and National Verizon Rockstar winner. He has been recognized as a top social seller at Microsoft and is consistently ranked in the top 25 sales gurus in the world on Rise Global. He is included among the Top 50 sales authors on LinkedIn. With over 330K social followers, Carson has also been interviewed on over 30 sales and leadership podcasts, by such luminaries as Jeffrey & Jennifer Gitomer, Jeb Blount, Brandon Bornancin, Sam Dunning, Larry Levine, Darrell Amy, Scott Ingram, Thierry van Herwijnen, Jim Brown, Sam Jacobs, Luigi Prestinenzi, Donald Kelly, Marylou Tyler, George Leith, Pat Helmer, Eric Nelson, Ron Tunick, Jeff Arthur, Mary Ann Samedi, Jean Oursler, Andre Harrell, Marlene Chism, Bill Crespo, Matt Tanguay, Josh Wheeler and Chad Bostick. He has also co-hosted the Smart Biz Show on EG Marketing Radio. His articles have appeared in several noteworthy publications such as SalesGravy, Smash! Sales, Salesopedia and the Baylor Sports Department S3 Report. Carson lives in St. Louis, MO, with his wife Amy and daughters Madison, Sidonia and Charlotte.
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