In one of my previous posts, I mentioned the importance of sales and emphasized the need to master the art of selling. Most of us would dismiss that the ability to sell is only for salesmen and marketing executives. But I beg to differ and I think that there is no difference between working for money or making money. In order for everyone to excel in his trade, you must be able to sell your ideas and thoughts to your counterparts. If you cannot articulate well and made your colleagues buy-in your thoughts and proposals, you will find it difficult to progress in your career, no matter how technically competent you are. This is because if you do not know how to sell yourself, your colleagues will have no idea how good you are and very likely, you will be passed by for promotions.
Sales is King
Last week, my wife and myself went …