One of the sobering and honest parts about the marketplace is that you might try any philosophy or approach you like, but it may not work. Your great intention does not necessarily mean that others have to go along.
That can be quite a shocking realization for a generation that may have been given and expected anything and everything. Perhaps a silver spoon makes some believe everything is done for them without cost or consequence.
Others might even have a world-class invention they believe everyone in the world must have.
Entitlement, passion and conviction are powerful tools of persuasion. But, in the end, noone has to do anything with you or for you. You can’t make someone buy, cooperate or work with you.
The marketplace, because of the availability of options and choice, places the burden on you as a seller to be convincing and attractive.
Forget complaining, insisting or appealing. Put all that energy into being better. If your calls are not being returned, how about thinking of what can make someone want to call you back? What’s going on in their world and how can you be worth their time and attention? Again, be better.
We are all needing better ideas, strategies and ways to improve our businesses. There is no shortage of this need.
How about spending a bit of time seeing how you can meet all those unspoken, continuous needs? You’ll be a player of value this way.