Yes, selling is a numbers game — but only 40% of our survey say money is their main motivator, while 35% credit job satisfaction. And the best personality trait for sales success? Curiosity beats perseverance — by a nose.
As far as numbers go, 85% of respondents believe their quota is fair. One in three report making quota 75% of the time, while 52% say they always meet or exceed it. Nearly one-third get their best selling advice from colleagues, while one-quarter follow their own star. Where will they be in 10 years? VP of sales, say 31% of our pool.