In Insight, People

Sure, sales can be an art form, and there are those people that seem to have an innate gift to make sales happen, but great salespeople share some attributes that put them at the top of their game. In the Harvard Business Review, Joseph Curtis identified how these people separate themselves from the pack.

Five things that make great salespeople great:

  1. They own, control, and take responsibility for everything
  2. They assess strengths and resources and make things happen
  3. They’re experts with high levels of confidence grounded in experience and knowledge
  4. They pay it forward
  5. They work with a sense of urgency

I might argue these attributes go beyond great sales people to achieving success in general.

Read the full article in the Harvard Business Review.

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