What makes a good salesman?

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Whether you are just starting out in your first sales role or have years’ of experience, the same core skills are needed to succeed in the competitive world of sales.

The skills outlined below are a mix of innate and acquired ones, although all can be developed with time and effort. They also apply to a range of different sales environments such as cold calling, face-to-face and even online sales.

This infographic from roller banner supplier Display Wizard looks at some of the fundamental qualities a person will need in order to succeed in the world of sales, as well as some key stats showing the value of good sales people to an organisation.