I have 45 first cousins on my Dad’s side of the family. My Dad is the middle child of 13 children. My nana was widowed when my Dad was only 7 (you can do the maths). Clearly she was a born leader. You can imagine 70 odd years ago the lack of resources this family
In walking into a white goods shop recently, the sales person asked if we needed any assistance and when I mentioned I wanted to buy a blender he took me to the aisle, chose one off the shelf because the others were too expensive (his belief!) and proceeded to tell, tell, tell us about it.
All of us have something to sell. Robert Louis Stevenson quoted all those years ago “Everyone lives by selling something” whether it is an idea, selling ourselves on a relationship, a skill, a job or recognising our own talents – we are all selling. Everyone is a salesperson, everyone has meaningful conversations with other people
Salespeople – Help me think differently, help me be better at what I do. Do that and you will be adding value to my role – anything else and you are like everyone else. Salespeople- Be generous! Go where your competition fear to tread and give me the extras. The extras, the overs, the information,