What Makes a Good Sales Person

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Week Five Assignment Ronald Reeves Intro to Business and Technology Professor Angela Garrett Many people shy away from careers in selling, often because they think they are not outgoing enough or because salespeople are dishonest or pushy. In this weekly research paper, describe your most memorable experience with a salesperson that was positive and made you feel comfortable. Then in the next section, describe an experience with a salesperson that was unpleasant and made you feel uncomfortable. In comparing the two experiences, answer the following questions. In reflecting on the positive experience, what one thing about the experience made you feel good about it? Why? In reflecting on the unpleasant experience, what one thing about the experience made you feel uncomfortable about it? Why? Consider what you do for work on a day-to-day basis. Given what you do, do you consider yourself to be some form or fashion of a salesperson? Why? Why not? Salesmen and women have always had a negative light when it came to honesty and integrity. We as consumers felt that the most important thing to them were the sell not the customer well-being. To be a good sales person I believe you should have great soft skills. Customer service, knowledge about the product, and integrity is what I believe salesmen need to be a good sales person. For example, eight years ago we purchased Kirby vacuum cleaner. If you do not know about Kirby it is a very well respected vacuum cleaner company that has been around for years. One evening after work a Kirby sales person came by with a Kirby and asked if he could show us his product and for just looking at it he would vacuum the house. Of course we invited him in. With the expectation to get a just a free vacuum cleaning in the house we were not really considering

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