|What type of SalesDog® is a Poodle?
The following excerpt comes from the book, SalesDogs®: Why some dogs can sell ... and why some can't! by Blair Singer. To learn more about your breed and how best to work to your own natural strengths - order the book.
On the more sophisticated side, there is the Poodle. They are highly intelligent albeit a bit highly-strung and very conscious of their presentation. These are the salespeople who tend to have the flash and the class. They wear the sharp suits, buffed out shoes or stiletto pumps, and like to drive cool cars. But they don't consider clothes, cars and jewelry to be luxury items. They are simply tools of the Poodle trade.
The Poodle struts! While other dogs tramp, romp and roll through their territories, the Poodle prances head high, as it peruses the neighborhood. They know the latest trends and where all the sales opportunities are. If appearance and first impression are important, the Poodle is the prize pooch. They are incredibly well connected and probably have the most extensive and exclusive network of any of the breeds. They know who's who and they want you to know it!
Because of the Poodles' trainability and natural desire to be the center of attention they have been a favorite performer for centuries. And the Poodle SalesDog® is no different. Most dogs bark and whine, but the Poodle's comments can be guaranteed to spark of wit, wisdom and even dry humor. They love to speak in front of groups and be the center of attention, indeed a Poodle's sales pitch is delivered with such style and panache that even the ones without a shred of logic sound visionary!
This breed of SalesDog® is constantly looking for ways to reach the most people in the simplest way. They are the Ultimate Marketing Dog! Their abilities to market and to articulate a message can make Poodles large sums of money.
Poodles are great for selling big-ticket items when they can use their regal bearing to impress clients. Just don't ask them to rescue a fallen duck in the swamp, jump into a cold stream or be caught dead in a dark alley in an unsavory part of town! They will be socializing in more civilized circles, besides their Tag Heuer watches might get dirty.
Poodles beware! Your strengths can also be your weakness. If, as a Poodle you can learn to thoroughly understand your breed, play to your obvious and impressive talents and curb your weaknesses you can make a fortune.
Learn your strengths and weaknesses, tips on increasing personal sales and tips for avoiding the pitfalls so you can play to your natural talent.
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