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Sales Tips with Leslie

Posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Leslie Groene.

Sales Tips With Leslie: Qualities of a Consummate Sales Professional

Years ago I put together a list of qualities that I thought made up the consummate sales leader and they still hold up in today’s competitive marketplace.

1. Desire
a.) You have to want it
b.) Passion for your industry
c.) Ambition to succeed

2. Good Mentors
a.) People to emulate
b.) Successful leaders
c.) People to tell you the truth
d.) Surround yourself with winners

3. Give back
a.) Skill to Adapt

b.) Learn from success
c.) Learn from failure
d.) Ability and desire to accept and deal with change
e.) Understand and Embrace your weaknesses
f.) Grow and mature in the process

4. Team Player
a.) Care about the people that you work with
b.) Care about your clients
c.) Say Thank You! OFTEN!
d.)Be proud of your company

5. Focused
a.) Stay focused on the goal … your goals
b.) Get re-focused when hurdles come
c.) Keep a positive attitude

6. Persistence
a.) Stay in the game
b.) Keep working on your prospects
c.) Keep prospecting
d.) Use positive things/people to get you to the next place
e.) Don’t give up

7. Believe in Yourself
a.) Fake it at first if you have to
b.) Celebrate wins
c.) Use your strengths
d.) No negative talk

8. Desire is Imperative to Your Success!
a.) It all comes down to desire
b.) This can help us overcome all obstacles

If you’d like to improve your sales and learn hands on from Leslie, sign up for her Power Selling Program. For the top management of a commercial print service provider that wants to increase sales, the Power Selling Program is a turnkey training package, combining online classes, printed content and live coaching sessions that benefit the company through accelerated and effective on-boarding of new sales professionals and increasing the results of existing sales staff. This is a comprehensive package, minimizing lost sales time and offering live and tailored coaching and consulting by a printing industry veteran, Leslie Groene.