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Self-motivated, by fear!

I realise that people talking about themselves too much is boring, but bear with me on this one. A recent response to a social media post got me thinking about a few things from my past. Going through my last year at University, I always maintained that I was motivated by the fear of failure …

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Not another blagger?!

Having worked in sales for some years, I’ve also had experience of interviewing the potential ‘incoming’ salespeople, too. When my former Director and I sat down to work out an action plan for the impending round of interviews for a new Sales role, we were at the end of our tether having just released another …

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‘Where’s it gone?!’

Before I worked in Sales, I was in education and on-the-job training in the Motor Industry. Part of this involved me working a couple of days per week in a local car dealership as a mechanic’s apprentice (they were still called that in the late 90’s). One day, the Technician I was working with reversed …

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‘Nobody likes a salesman’

The title of this blog entry could very easily have been: ‘Oh, them. What do they want?’ as the most commonly overheard exclamation I’ve heard any customer reference when one of their colleagues tells them that ‘another’ Salesperson is on the phone (usually whilst I’m stood in front of them, being one!). Instead I went …

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