Mobiles, or cell phones depending on which side of the pond you reside, are now a lot more than their title suggests. They’re miniature computers that we have learned to take for granted. So much so that we regularly sit on them, let our toddlers play with them and drop them down the toilet. Can you imagine hearing that 20 or 30 years ago?
Mobile devices have evolved to be an essential tool in our everyday lives in such a short span of time that it is easy to forget that our CEOs, managers, parents and even me (despite my youthful looks!) experienced a life without them completely
In a word, no. It’s time we said it out loud, the ‘gift of the gab’ is an outdated, clumsy and selfish trait that you SHOULDN’T want your sales team to possess.
What does it even mean? In my experience it tends to describe a person’s natural ability to talk mostly nonsense to get what they want or get out of what they don’t want. Usually these are the people scudding through life on solely bravado and a prayer. Who wants that person on their team?
Times have changed. Customers don’t have to take a salesperson’s word for it