Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why Introverts Can Make Great Sales Leaders

When you think about a sales professional, you may picture a back-slapping, life-of-the-party sort of person. He or she seems to be comfortable in any social situation and likely able to sweet talk anyone into doing anything. The ranks of sale representative jobs are full of people who won student council elections and attended the biggest prom after-parties.

But these kinds of folks aren’t the only ones in the field.

introvert-31063386_sJust about any personality can work and be successful in entry-level sales. What many don’t realize is that introverts can make great sales leaders, too.

And here’s why:

Introverts generally know their products well.

Learning a line of products is primarily about knowledge retention. Because introverts commonly rely more on logic than emotion, they generally find knowing their products like second nature.

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3 Reasons To Love Your Job In Sales

love-sales-job-8548890_sHow many times have you asked someone who seems successful how they like their job and received responses like “Well, at least it’s a job,” or “Hey, it’s called work for a reason, right?”

Probably too often.

If you ask a successful salesperson the same question, however, it’s likely they’ll spend the next hour telling you all of the reasons why they love their sales and marketing job.

Some will say they didn’t love the job until they got good at it. Others will tell you they’ve always loved it, and that’s why they’re good at it.

The reasons they love their careers in sales are many, and we’ve made a list of a few below. If any of them sound like you, then an entry-level sales position could be exactly what you’re looking for to put you on a path to financial success.

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