The Soft Skills of Selling

CallProof Field Sales CRM- The Soft Skills of Selling
A sales career provides a skill set valuable to any profession.

Why might a career in sales be for you?

Soft skills, or the core skills applicable to all professions, are honed every day in a sales job, from critical thinking, problem solving and work ethic. The most important soft skill you learn is how to connect with people.  

People love to talk about themselves, and people love to be recognized and listened to. During a conversation with a prospect, you can find what their needs are. You then propose how your product or service solves their pain point. It’s exciting to solve people’s problems, and that’s what selling is. It is satisfying to go through the process of finding someone with a need and giving them a solution.

Sales intrigues a lot of people because you can make a lot of money. You choose your income by the number of face to face conversations and phone calls you’re willing to make. Your mind will decide what you’re able to do. With a positive attitude, you decide there are plenty of prospects and you just need to find them. If you feel that it’s going to be difficult to sell the product, it will be. Your mind is your worst enemy. When it comes to selling, you learn the power to organize the way you think. 

We challenge everyone to take a journey in selling. You will get good at connecting with other people. This skill set will take you many, many places. Take a chance. Find the place that will give you an opportunity to learn to talk to many people because selling just might be for you.

Have you already started your sales journey?

A CRM (customer relationship management) platform like CallProof automates the tracking and management of your sales so you can focus on building relationships. Do you know a team who could grow sales with CallProof? Get $100 for a referral!

Check out our last blog post, “What Can A CRM Do For Your Sales Team?”, or follow our YouTube channel for videos on Sales Motivation and Leadership!