Everyone’s selling something. Don’t apologize for it.

“Everyone’s in sales. I want to hear someone argue they’re NOT in sales.”

An accountant told me that a few years ago as we were discussing what deductions to take. While the IRS might not agree with his broad interpretation of the profession (I can imagine a sanitation worker justifying car expense deductions by arguing he’s a traveling ‘recycling’ salesman), I found myself repeating it the other day to my wife. Continue reading