The end of the year is just about here. And business leaders everywhere are dreaming of how they can ensure their business is in the right position to see some serious growth in the coming year. Starting a business and making it successful are two very different things; with many people achieving the former and few achieving the latter.
If you’ve ever thought about sales, then the idea of a Rainmaker has surely crossed your mind. Sure, rainmakers are the rock stars of sales—they get results. They flourish in business development and can close deals at an astonishing rate, but is a rainmaker really what your business needs?
Entrepreneurs are a special kind; they take risks, they innovate, and they know how to solve problems. They’re tenacious and are willing to fight for their dreams. But no matter how great all of these qualities are, sometimes it’s not enough to grow your business the way you need to. Whether you’re preparing to launch your new company or you have a little experience under your belt, there are a few good lessons that entrepreneurs could learn from sales experts.