I love this picture. I stumbled across it in a magazine when I was making a vision board. It first caught my eye because of the bright color. At a closer look I began to love everything about it, from the cute little boy to the message it sends.
Never in my 21 years have I ever thought about going into sales. I always picture some miserable guy shoved into his cubicle making endless phone calls that end in abrupt hangups and the occasional insult. Not exactly inspiring.
Understandably, I was quite shocked when I found myself at the Mid-Atlantic Sales Competition this past Saturday, kitted out in my suit and official-looking pad folio. I had somehow convinced myself that this would be a riveting new challenge. Let’s try and get someone to buy what I’m selling! The closest I had ever come to that was convincing my parents to let me stay out past curfew in high school. Continue reading “I Entered My First Sales Competition and the Experience Was PRICELESS”