Saturday, June 21, 2008

Selling is a Viable Skill Set

Doctor, lawyer, accountant.....salesman. What do they all have in common? They are all careers that require a great deal of skill to be successful.

Really, even a salesperson? No, most salespeople aren't viewed this way by others, nor do they themselves view their profession this way either. But make no mistake, it takes a great deal of skill to be a superstar salesperson.

How is that one individual can take a product or service and fall flat on his or her face when it comes to selling it in the marketplace. Then another comes along and blow quotas through the roof with the same product or service. This is a quite common occurrence in the business world.

We must all remember that selling is a skill always in need of updates. Continuing education and dedication is a must for us to maintain a superstar sales status. Selling is, after all, a viable skill set and profession that businesses pay very good money to acquire.

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