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/ November 7, 2018 4 Myths About Working in Sales (And What It's Actually Like)
4 Myths About Working in Sales (And What It's Actually Like)

By Flora Wang

IMG_2470When I ask most people if they’ve considered a career in sales, they’re all too quick to reject the idea.

  • “Sales reps are always so pushy, I don’t want to be asking for money all day.”
  • “I’m not a people person, I’d hate talking to strangers all day!”
  • “I’ve never sold anything before, I can’t break into that career.”
  • “Sales culture seems really toxic, I won’t fit in.”

I get this reaction from many people because when they think of sales ... Read More

/ September 24, 2018 5 Simple Ways to Cope with Stress in Sales
5 Simple Ways to Cope with Stress in Sales

By Naomi Lang

Dear Sales Reps,

One of my 2018 goals was to keep a journal and I’ll be honest, it has yet to happen. However, I thought this blog would be the perfect place to start holding myself accountable to writing down my thoughts and feelings. (In front of millions of people.) So, please come along for the journey. Today, I’m going to get personal and write about stress.

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/ September 18, 2018 Beyond the Resume: How to Interview for Future Greatness in Sales
Beyond the Resume: How to Interview for Future Greatness in Sales

By Devon Brown

There are a handful of things that modern society still uses from the 1400’s. The “resume” is one of them. It has morphed and developed over time since Leonardo Da Vinci wrote his professional resume in 1482. While this seems like a no brainer, I’m still asking the question: why? We no longer use feather quill pens and more importantly, people are so much more than a one-sheet piece of paper of their “accomplishments.”

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/ August 20, 2018 5 Ways You Can Make Your Sales Floor More Inclusive
5 Ways You Can Make Your Sales Floor More Inclusive

By Michelle Benfer

Sales has gotten a bad rap for its “bro” culture, and not long ago, HubSpot faced that challenge on our own sales team. We took a hard look at the diversity of our company and realized it took us too long to make inclusion a priority. And as our company and our sales team have worked hard to move away from monoculture, we’ve had to reflect on what we actually mean when we say ‘diversity and inclusion in sales’.

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