In 2019 the Business Roundtable, with the support of nearly 200 CEOs, redefined the purpose of a corporation from serving shareholders to promoting an economy that serves all Americans.
The goal was to encourage businesses to reflect the way corporations can and should operate. Because without sales there is no business, this should be affecting how we view salespeople and how they view themselves. Yet if someone was asked how a salesperson should operate to achieve their purpose, the answer most likely would simply be: “Sell.”
The July 2nd Asher Sales Sense Podcast – “The Purpose of a Salesperson” – features host John Asher with guest Jeffrey Wolinsky discussing why we need to think more clearly about sales and salespeople. Jeffrey is Director of Federal and National Sales for WTOP and the Federal News Network. WTOP is a commercial all-news radio station licensed to serve the Washington DC area and the Federal News Network covers the latest issues and breaking stories within the U.S. government.
Is the salesperson’s job more than a solution-for-money transaction? How can salespeople improve on how they interact with prospects and clients? What are some of the most important things salespeople should be focusing on? How can sales leaders help their salespeople improve their performance for the benefit of both the company and the customers? What are three important things you should remember to stay happy in sales and in life? Tune in on July 2nd to learn the answers to these questions and gain a new perspective on the purpose of a salesperson.