The 4 Types of Sales Professional

Last Updated Oct 28, 2011 5:42 PM EDT

It's a myth that there is a "universal salesperson."

While ALL salespeople must, for example, be able to have a conversation with a customer, different sales jobs demand different personality types and skill sets, according to Howard Stevens, CEO at the Chally Group. He's identified four primary types of sales jobs and an ideal type that adapts well to those jobs.

This post describes these four basic types. Which type are you?

To see the first type, click the green NEXT arrow at the right.


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