I was 22 and completely naive when someone first asked my opinion on sales as a career. I think I said something like “don’t you have to be a liar to be in sales?” - which turned into a heated discussion. My friend’s ability to change my mind, to convince me that being authentic is what sales is all about, ultimately got me to where I am today: leading teams to success.
In December 2018, my professional life was turned upside down. [...]