Scott Freeman is a Founding Partner at Bureau, a New Zealand Recruitment and Search Firm.…
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Navigating toxic sales environments with six best practices that protect your mental health, make you more productive and successful while working in sales.
When numbers are down it can be hard to stay positive and happy. I’ve found ways of alleviating some if not most anxiety.
Sales is one of the most stressful careers anyone can pick. Everyday I start with a “0” and it takes effort, resilience and energy to succeed.
Sales is a drug. It is not “like” a drug, it is a drug. It is highly addictive, the ups are very up and the downs very down.
Overcoming my mental health issues is a fallacy, as life progresses and we continue to strive for greatness we will run into more issues. The secret to dealing with them?
When we start to associate ourselves with a $ value this can lead to many mental health issues in and out of the office.
Stigma and lack of knowledge was always the biggest challenge for me. In the early days, I had no idea how to recognize when my mental health was declining and didn’t feel comfortable talking about it with my sales team, when it got worse.