I'm passionate about sales. I've made a lot of money in sales. It's one of the highest-paying occupations out there. There is real opportunity for financial success, and there is a real skill set needed to be successful at it. Some people are born with the natural charisma and spunk that are needed to operate at a high level in sales, and some people are not. I think the people who don't believe they carry that skill set often don't see themselves as salesman potential. But here's the truth: You don't have to be in sales to be a salesman.
You're always selling something. If you're applying for a new job, whatever line of work it may be, you are absolutely selling something: yourself. You are having to sell the idea that you are the person for the job. If you are a pastor or a church leader, and you have a new idea that you believe could revolutionize the way your local church reaches the lost, you'll probably have to sell a group of elders or board members on the idea. If you have passion about anything at all, God will at some point require you step into a place of salesmanship in order to get that thing into the right place and people for His glory.
It's not about tricking people or convincing them that you are right. It's about presenting the truth in a way that properly resonates with those people. For that reason, I believe sales training is an important tool for everyone who works, leads or dreams at all. In my latest episode of the Next Level Podcast With Michael McIntyre, I talk about a new live event that I'm putting on in May that I believe will equip people for these very things. This type of training is not just for people who work in sales. It's for anyone who feels a call to lead. Anyone who believes they are always having new ideas. It doesn't matter your status or current line of work.
Through my podcast, I've had the privilege of interviewing a lot of people with big ideas and vision. People like radio show host Kellie Rasberry, who had to get people on board with the idea of continuing the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show after the untimely death of its star host. Or like pastor Jonathan Pokluda, who while leading The Porch (the largest ministry gathering of young adults in the country) felt a call to move his family to Waco, Texas, and take on the lead pastor position of Harris Creek Church.
Big-time people with big-time ideas. People with vision and a desire to see it through. That's who God uses. Are you ready to show up big and present your very best to every person the Lord puts in front of you? You have a story. An idea. A dream. And He wants to put people in your life to help make it a reality. You are always selling something. And like most things in life, when you're presenting to people, action speaks louder than words.
Let's do this.
Listen to my podcasts to learn more!
To contact us or to submit an article, click here.
Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.
It's a NEW YEAR! Get ready for a NEW YOU!
- New Year Discounts On Book Bundles & Gifts: Click Here to view all our bundles and save up to 72%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
- Go Deeper with God in a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all eight of our free courses. Topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
- Anointed Woman Of God: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
- Never Stop Praying - Prayer Changes Everything! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
- New Year - New You - Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!
Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for two years for Only $29.97 and get two free gifts. Gift #1 The Harbinger. Gift #2 The Harbinger II. Both books are by New York Times Best-Selling author Jonathan Cahn. View Offer