How many times have we heard people talk about working in the sales profession as a miserable and frustrating existence? According to the author, the complete opposite is true. To become a sales champion, as he calls them, and earn good money, you have to be fully committed. In fact, the work of a salesperson can be interesting from several points of view: yes you have the freedom to express yourself, but the most exciting thing is that you are free to become whatever you had dreamt of becoming.You can earn a lot of money with just a small initial investment. There are no limits to the amount a salesperson can earn.
The third advantage of being a salesperson is that every day is full of challenges. Each day is an adventure, and the art of selling teaches us to navigate that adventure; in the end, within every challenge, lies excitement and fun, showing us the way forward, filling us with drive, motivation and enthusiasm.
The fourth advantage has to do with return on investment. Selling is one of those sectors in which the return on investment is very high, even with a small initial capital.
Selling is fun. It is basically a job involving relationships, intelligence, strategy and tactics. It can provide great satisfaction both to those who are selling and to the people around them.
Another advantage is the constant stimulus that you receive every day, which fuels a desire to grow. Being a salesperson stimulates personal growth.
So working on one's selling skills is the only way to work on becoming a champion seller. There are some myths about selling that should be dispelled, such as the myth that people are born with a talent for selling. Talent can be built with hard work, study and practice. If you want to see results, you need to work hard every single day.
In sales, you learn, and you need to develop ways to learn quickly. Repetition helps to fix things in your memory. Repeat, repeat, repeat. The secret lies in action. Only by doing, or even better, by training, can you learn and become an expert. Practice makes perfect.