is a bit Gracie Allen, part Bette Midler, and a little Eva Peron and I love every bit of her
...Sales Management Trainings - Kathy LevineSales Management Trainings - Kathy LevineKathy Levine
is one of the most successful salespeople in the world.Joining QVC in 1986, the nation's leading televised shopping network, she sold in excess of $150 million worth of merchandise annually.
As one of the shopping channel's original hosts, she
helped build it into the 3 billion-dollar per year commerce giant it is today.
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Trained as a high school Spanish teacher, Levine
held over a dozen unfulfilling jobs before she
auditioned for a QVC
host position in 1986.She
was 34, recently divorced, and had a low-paying job in hotel sales.At that time, the Pennsylvania-based company had not yet launched itself onto the airwaves, and she
was uncertain about its future.But when she was handed a pencil by the QVC staff and asked to "sell it", she displayed the raw sales talent and force-of-personality that would eventually make her the channel's most successful host.
was named "Best Television Presenter" three years in a row by the Electronic Retailing Association
and was named one of the 25 most influential people in Direct Marketing by Direct Response TV Magazine
.She has also published two best-selling autobiographical books, It's Better to Laugh: Life, Good Luck, Bad Hair Days and QVC, and We Should Be So Lucky.
Sales Management Trainings, Sales Management Trainings, Sales Management TrainingsLevine retired from televised shopping in 2000 to join USA Network in a development project to host her own variety type talk show.
is still a self-described "champion of the middle-aged, not-so-beautiful woman," and has much to tell and teach her
lecture audiences about how to enjoy life.
Sales Management Trainings, Sales Management Trainings, Sales Management TrainingsLevine
says that her
primary message is to "do it, try it, buy it, riot!"whether she's
discussing the great success story of QVC
, or her
own personal experiences with love, diets, men, and success.