In one of our most popular articles, we went over the key traits of successful salespeople. We had several people write to us and basically say “Ok, I have all those traits, but I am still not sure if I want to devote my professional career to sales, why would I choose sales over anything else?”
We live in a pretty cool world. You can literally choose to become anything that you want, whether it’s a doctor, lawyer, mechanic, restaurateur, academic professor, musician, barber, and everything in between. With all these choices, why choose the hyper-competitive and often abused the role of the sales professional?
For salespeople, we can’t really imagine doing anything different, but it’s definitely understandable to be apprehensive about a new career in sales during our uncertain economy, the skepticism of customers, the advance of technology, and the general idea that sales are a “feast…
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