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When I first started in medical sales - I was way out of my league. For one, I didn’t have any actual ‘sales’ experience - unless you count selling candy door to door for Campfire when I was 8.
The really intimidating part was that I didn’t have much of a science brain. I mean, I was a communications major at Washington State for pete’s sake. So the thought of talking about complex medical conditions and treatments with people who actually went to medical school was moderately terrifying.
While 6 months of training might seem like a lot, compared to 4 years of medical school, plus residency and actual patient experience, it felt like I was going in a bit underprepared.
What saved me was rote...
Everyone hates working for a micromanager - but how do you know if you are one?
Take Julie for example - she’s been in sales for 10 years and loved her job, that is until she got a new boss. All of a sudden, she was getting calls multiple times a day, being asked about every account, every detail of her expense report, and how many calls she was making throughout the week.
After just a few weeks, Julie started to feel like her new boss didn’t trust her and over time she started making sure she was keeping her boss happy instead of focusing on her customers and the bigger picture results.
Not only did she start to hate her job, but her sales numbers went down well.
You don’t want to be that boss.