Episode #127: Why Are You In Sales with Liesel Cooper
In This Episode of The Buyer’s Mind with Jeff Shore:
Liesel Cooper chats with Jeff about the importance of motivation in sales. It’s not enough to just have a job. There has to be desire, determination, and above all – achievement drive. And if you’re a sales leader, understanding that the organization you work for can’t more forward without sales. It is the lifeblood. Your job then becomes making everyone aware of that fact and clarifying their role in helping move sales forward by helping everyone understand their “why.”
Topics we’re going to cover on today’s podcast:
[1:05] Why do you do what you do?
[5:06] Sales makes the world go around
[8:38] Prioritizing – making sure sales comes first
[10:45] How do you stay positive when you deal with unhappy customers?
[13:25] What are the qualities of a great salesperson?
[17:27] Liesel’s achievement drive
[22:44] The hotseat
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More about our guest Liesel Cooper:
Liesel is the Western Regional President at Century Communities, Inc. She started with KB Homes in 1986 and quickly moved up into the role of VP of Sales and Marketing. She was recruited by Richmond homes where she was the EVP of Sales and Marketing. She was promoted to Division President in Las Vegas. In 2014 she joined Century Communities as an EVP of Regional Market Operations overseeing Colorado, Texas and Nevada.