Written By Jeffrey Gitomer

KING OF SALES, The author of seventeen best-selling books including The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, and The Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude. His live coaching program, Sales Mastery, is available at


3.5 more things Ichallenge you to do on your next vacation:

1. Get up earlyevery morning and take a walk before you eat breakfast. It getsyour whole body going and helps you start the day early. There’snothing better than a full day of enjoyment on vacation.

2. Splurge a little.Eat good food. Buy a gift or two. Let yourself feel good in everyaspect of your celebration. Budget the amount of money you want tospend on your vacation before you get there and when you do getthere, spend it. CAUTION: Many vacation spots have casinos. Two wordsDON’T GO. Casinos, especially vacation casinos, are a losingproposition. Their only purpose is to rob you of the money you couldhave spent on a gift for yourself.

3. Talk toeverybody. Everyone on vacation is wide open to conversation.You’ll meet new people and learn new things. And every conversationcan start with the same four words: Where are you from?

3.5 Enjoy everysecond. The more you enjoy yourself while you are away, thehappier you’ll be when you return.