Let’s face it, the world of sales is a different experience for women. Sales has traditionally been a male dominated profession, and although things are changing, new challenges are being created.
I have personally found women to be better sales people than men. Yeah, yeah, I know. Some of you are thinking what a sexist statement. Let me be clear. I’m not saying women are better salespeople than men. For that matter, I can’t say men are better salespeople than women. What I can say is, in my career, the women I’ve worked with, worked for and who’ve worked for me, on average have been better salespeople than the men. Yet in spite of my experiences, through women friends, thought leaders and people I’ve grown to respect I’ve learned that the sales world isn’t as women friendly as I assumed.
Therefore, I wanted to tackle this issue and have a public conversation. As readers of this blog know, I don’t shy from important social issues, particularly civil rights. Therefore episode 5 of The Word, is all about women in sales and the challenges and perceptions they face. You can see the trailer here.
You can see the trailer here.
To tackle the issue with me and share their personal experiences are two of the most successful women in sales today; Jill Konrath (author of Snap Selling, Selling to Big Companies and Agile Selling) and Teresa Taylor former COO of Qwest Communications (author of The Balance Myth).
This is going to be a passionate, exciting, emotional, engaging, and I believe the most important Word yet.
You don’t want to miss this one, Thursday, April 23rd 11:00 a.m. MDT.
You can register here: The Word: Sell Like a Girl
See you there!