How to be a Success by Mastering the art of Sales

Being a teacher, sales is not my area of expertise. However, after a brief study of the subject I quickly learned the catch phrase: ‘Sales are everything’. Now, I don’t know if I’d go to that extreme, but selling is something we as humans do all the time.

As a teacher, I sell students ideas and concepts all the time. In fact, we as a society sell each other ideas all the time. Not only that, but we sell ourselves. We sell ourselves as employees, we sell ourselves as a mate and we sell ourselves as friends. Then depending on our career, we may sell a product or a service, or our ideas to influence others.

Therefore, sales is a vital skill. One that schools don’t always teach to a high level.

Many schools do cover elements of selling. In English class, you may remember studying advertising; maybe you critiqued ad’s, or maybe you analysed persuasion, or maybe you even creatively made an advertising campaign for a product.

However, sales go much deeper than this.

It is a vital skill that should be part of the school curriculum – especially for students whose dreams and passions are to be successful in the business, social, political … well in any area of the modern world.

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How to Prepare for the Future and Develop the Skills You Need

No one knows what the future will be like.

Some people are very positive about the great things that will come. Great technological breakthroughs are already changing our world. Many look on and wonder at the great new inventions and evolutions that could make life so much easier. 

However, for many the future looks grim. Many look on in fear as technologies steal jobs, as national boundaries disappear and as ways of life are challenged every day.

Whichever way you look at the future, to be successful you will need to plan for what it might look like and be prepared.

Read on to find out more.

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