At some point in your career, you’ve probably had to sell something, whether it was a product, an idea, or yourself. And if you’ve ever had to deal with a difficult client, ace an important presentation, or leave a follow-up email for a prospective client or employer—well, you’ve worked in sales.

Which means, learning how to hone these skills can make you a better employee no matter what.

Overall, the skills of the sales industry don’t just apply to people making cold calls—they can fit into every part of your life. Check out this infographic to learn more about the attitude you need to rock the sales world—and therefore the workforce.


Infographic courtesy of Pardot and Salesforce. Photo of man on phone courtesy of Shutterstock.