Everyone experiences burnout at some point in their sales career. The work is fast paced and high pressure, so it’s totally normal for morale to fall once in a while. Sometimes it might start to feel like you’ll never be excited for your job again, but this often isn’t true. If you can power through burnout, you may find yourself even more enthusiastic about going to work than you were before. But how can you weather those low points without losing your passion?
First, be sure to pace yourself. Yes, you have to work fast to survive in sales, but you still have limits. You don’t have to close a million deals in a week. Set limits for yourself that are both ambitious and realistic. Avoid getting involved in too many extra projects at once and don’t bring work home if you can help it; you need that time t (more…)
Dec 18 2014