Maybe Sales Isn’t for Me

People generally go into sales for one of three reasons, (1) They really like sales, whether they’re good at it or not (2) They like people and wanted a job where they could take advantage of their people skills and make money at the same time (3) It was the only job they could get at the time. Yes. I kid you not. Some people take a sales job just for the paycheck while they figure out what they really want to do. And they’re almost always miserable, or at least unhappy or resigned to it. I guarantee you that if you’re in sales now because you “need” a job, but hate what you’re doing, it’s not going to get any better. Chances are, it’s going to get worse. If you’re straddling the fence about whether you like sales or not, be honest with yourself. Sales isn’t for everyone. You have talents and there is a job for you out there, but don’t make yourself miserable. Be honest. Maybe sales isn’t for you. If you honestly need the paycheck, then stop thinking of what you do as “sales,” and think of it as being a consultant, a coach, an advisor. Focus on the relationship aspects. Stop thinking of yourself as “pushing a product” and see yourself as “providing a solution.” You might just find sales is indeed perfect for you.

“Success is the culmination of failures, mistakes, false starts, confusion, and the determination to keep going anyway.” ~ Nick Gleason, Founder and CEO, CitySoft

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