Find a mentor
As a new salesperson, it's important to check in with your peers to hone your selling skills and day-to-day workflows. But it's crucial to pair with a mentor who can help you plan and grow your career. This person should help you visualize where you see yourself one, five, and ten years down the road.
Identify a mentor who:
Once you've identified someone who has the experience and availability to be your mentor, set up monthly or quarterly meetings with them. And discuss how you both anticipate spending that time so that it's beneficial.
Source: Sales trainer Dan Tyre
- Has found success in the career you aspire to;
- Has accomplished certain achievements or milestones you admire;
- Has experience that's applicable to your own career path.