Contrary to popular belief, with the right strategies, introverts make great salespeople. Here are some tips to get more comfortable selling your product.
Picture a salesperson – what do you think of? Unfortunately, most of us will conjure up an image of a sleazy used-car salesman, an incessant call center employee, or a pavement-pounding 20-something knocking down your door with an offer that you just can't refuse.
Now picture an entrepreneur. What are you seeing? Likely a young, hardworking genius, probably a college dropout trying to make something brilliant happen in their garage. When the time comes, this entrepreneur has a killer sales pitch snatched from the lines of a movie. They have the drive and, let's face it, the flair and style to convince anybody of anything.
One common thread you probably imagined when thinking of the stereotypical salesperson or entre…