Written by Robyn T Braley
Wherever you are reading this, look around. Everything you see is made of products that someone sold to someone else.
Sales is the fuel that drives the engine of business. No sales, no revenue. No revenue ... well, you know the ending and it's not pretty.
What? Me Sell?
In a sour economy, some are forced to start their own business when all other job searches have failed. Whatever your new business will be, sales will play a major role.
Some companies challenge their entire staff to think 'sales.' Their goal is to motivate staff to be aware of possible opportunities and feed leads to the sales team.