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Shirelle Francis on The Sales Evangelist Podcast

Tech sales can be one of the most daunting sales industries to work in, but this doesn’t mean finding success is impossible. In today’s episode of The Sales Evangelist podcast, our host Donald Kelly interviews Shirelle Francis to talk about her success in tech.

How Shirelle Overcame Challenges

  • The first challenge that Shirelle faced was finding a mentor.
  • She looked for a black female mentor who had previously found success in sales and studied AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE from this mentor.
  • The second challenge that Shirelle faced was finding proper training.
  • This ties into finding a mentor. As Shirelle looked for a mentor, she also sought out useful training for sales and not only mentored someone but studied the craft of sales.
  • The third challenge Shirelle faced was getting access to capital.
  • She overcame this by searching for a sponsor and actively seeking training and someone to teach her.

You can connect with Shirelle on her LinkedIn or check out her website at www.ileapgroup.com. You can talk to Donald and drop him a message on LinkedIn, Tik Tok, and Instagram at donaldckelly. You can also join TSE’s space on Circle to talk to Donald and other sellers looking to improve their craft.

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