The Sales Department is one of the most important parts of any business.
Salespeople are a special breed—the life of a salesperson involves many ups and downs. It takes a unique person to make it in sales because you’re often working largely on commission, which means you don’t have the same level of consistency or security as other employees. However, this also means you have the potential to make more money if you’re successful.
While there are data-driven tips you can follow and sales automation software to help you as a salesperson, there is no one-size-fits-all strategy when it comes to effective selling. Good (and bad) salespeople come in all different shapes, sizes, and personality types.
As a salesperson, you likely have honed your own style that works for you. But have you ever wondered how you would stack up against some of the most famous salespeople from pop culture?
Lucky for you, we’ve put together this handy flowchart to help you find which fictional salesperson you identify with!
So, who did you get? Are you more of a Gordon Gekko or Jim Halpert? Did your result surprise you?
Of course, this flowchart is by no means scientific, but it is a fun way to measure your own style against notable salespeople from literature and film. Each of these fictional sellers is unique, but are are some commonalities among the most effective salespeople. Common attributes include:
- Relentless determination
- Trustworthiness and honesty
Do you recognize any of these characteristics in yourself?
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