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Great Sales People are Born, but Great Sales Forces are Made

There are no silver bullets. The best sales forces are made by having systematic processes for prioritising the areas needing upgrades and making continuous improvements, and by transforming themselves if needed to align with new strategies or market shifts.

In sales, where charisma and extroversion can be advantages, some people attribute success more to inborn personality traits than to skills that can be coached or taught. Yet the fact that companies in the US alone spend more than $20 billion annually (by conservative estimates) to train sales people on products, selling skills, and territory management, demonstrates the widespread belief that

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