The 7 Deadly Sins of Successful Sales Teams

Last Updated Dec 22, 2010 2:09 PM EST

Selling is hard work, but it's even harder when sales teams fall into bad habits. When these deadly sins take hold, the team can end up alienating customers, peers, and co-workers alike.

If your team remains unrepentant and refuses to change, the end result can easily be the failure of your current sales campaign and even the collapse of your entire company's sales.

Be forewarned. You must, must, must take these 7 deadly sins seriously, and make sure that they don't take hold, either on you, or on your team-members.

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Illustrations by Mike Cassell and Evan Sanderson