Updated: Jan 13, 2021
A lot of people who go for a sales role are very focused on success and are usually seen as highly competitive people with a desire to win. This is an essential and important characteristic but must also be complemented with the skills and abilities to find opportunities and close profitable deals. To be successful in sales takes a lot of time which is why older and more experienced people tend to be more successful as they have learned the skills over time. This learning process can be acquired if you take a focussed approach to identifying the specific the skills and abilities you need to develop. You can do this by adopting a systematic approach to the process and doing a hard analysis of your abilities and own up to shortcomings. Take the time to invest in building skills and rewards will follow you.
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