I often get conflicted sometimes about the idea of “sales”. I typically do not like the term, nor do I like the concept of selling in general. That may seem odd, considering the business we’re in, but “selling” often conjures an image of the slick-dressed, pushy salesperson that annoys you over and over again in a store. For me, it’s a big turn-off.
Are you looking to improve your leadership abilities and grow your career with a trajectory toward a spot in the C-Suite? An interesting study recently released from the Harvard Business Review finds that a serving on a board of another firm or firms can not only increase position level over time, but also your salary.