- The only thing that I find frustrating about being in sales is when I have a customer who really isn't interested in purchasing anything at the moment, but is just looking to have me do their research. Many times, that same customer will come back when they are ready to make the purchase, but at the time, it is difficult to spend the time knowing that it could be months or a year, if ever, that I will be able to close the sale.
- I really enjoy being in sales, and I try to look at the whole package when assessing my likes and dislikes. While sometimes there is a difficult customer, or a company who doesn't stand behind their product the way I'd like, the vast majority of the time, I am happy to help my customers, and proud of the companies I represent. When there is a small problem, I really believe it just helps to keep me focused.
- The one thing that I don't like about being in sales is when I feel pressured to make a sale, just to make a sale, regardless of whether the customer is going to be happy with the product. I have found that more often than not, that's not a good way to conduct business, and a company's reputation, as well as the salesman's, can become damaged by the practice.
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