Sales professionals understand that successful selling is a holistic practice. Their choices and habits, both in their personal and professional lives, are aligned with their goals. To achieve success, one must plan for it. It’s one thing to hope for success or to assume that your values and work ethic will lead you to become successful, and it’s another thing to write out a plan for precisely how you will achieve your goals and aspirations and to stick to that plan throughout your life.
Entrepreneur published an article on “4 Habits of Highly Successful Business People”. The four habits these successful entrepreneurs have in common are a great foundation for building a thoughtful and intentional strategy for success. Of their tips, my favorites include being a good listener and networking as much as possible. Read the full list here.