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Loud and Proud to be a Sales Person

So why do some prefer not to say they a sales person

I have been a sales person since I was 16. I come from a background of successful sales people with members of my family having sold for retail giants such as Selfridges and Lewis’s, two of my ancestors founded Royal Liver Assurance and one has even travelled extensively for a recruitment company successfully head-hunting banking experts worldwide (he now owns a brewery and sells beer). One could say it is in the blood, so why wouldn’t I want to clearly demonstrate my pride in our family’s achievements by introducing myself as a professional sales person.

Susan Marot

“How proud are YOU to be called a sales person?”

Therefore, I often wonder why many people, obviously tasked with the job of selling, resist referring to themselves as being in sales.

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