A manager is one breed, a salesman is another. Most good salesmen thrive in the field, wither at headquarters. "There I was alone," a true salesman once said, "with nothing but my golden voice."
- Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from Stifling People and Strangling Profits
By Robert C. Townsend, Warren Bennis
Do you agree? Can a great salesperson make a great manager?