Can you handle it?
The Truth About Sales is an interesting post from the inimitable Steve Martin (not that one), making the case for why we shouldn’t dislike sales and sales people. To be fair, I generally do not dislike them - heh some of my best friends are in sales but the kind of people I tend to mingle with are a bit like Steve’s … That said, the post is essentially an ad for the new Salesforce movie - The Story of Sales Added to my watch list … in the ‘sometime’ bucket. But back to that thought of what we dislike sales people …. my experience is that we too often are sitting on the wrong side of spam, cold calls that are badly informed, the endless calls re buy buy, no understanding of me and what I need … you know the stuff. Isn’t that why we don’t like sales people?