What does it take to be successful in sales? There’s no easy answer because the list is long. It’s one of the great debates in the sales community – WHAT does it take to be successful in sales?
One indication of the debate is the response to a recent question posted on LinkedIn. The question asked:
What is more important in sales, great selling skills or expertise on the product?
The more than 250 respondents – sales managers and sales professionals – were split with their answers. Many couldn’t choose one over the other.