Characteristics of Successful Salespeople With Jimmy Dearborn

Five characteristics of successful salespeople

Jimmy Dearborn
Nov 9, 2020 · 3 min read
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Everyone has what it takes to be a successful sales person. ‘Selling’ is a skill like any other, it requires patience, hard work, and dedication if you want to improve. As the VP of Sales at National Protective Services, sales didn’t always come naturally to Jimmy Dearborn. With over a decade of experience, Jimmy Dearborn has identified five key characteristics that you need to be a successful salesperson. From passion to empathy, these are skills required to master the art of selling.

1. Cultivate Trust

2. Be Passionate

3. Empathize

4. Look for Solutions

5. Know How to Close a Sale

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