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If you’re serious about prepping college students for the professional world, why not put them in the position to manage right away?
The most powerful lessons Greg Accardo, the first Director of the LSU Professional Sales Institute at the LSU College of Business, teaches his students is about the daunting transition from college to a career. Greg’s unique approach to education helps them prepare for the professional sales world.
One of his most unique methods? Creating a “work-like” hierarchy, having his students self-appoint managers and SDRs who eventually grade their team on their work in order to prepare them for the obstacles of sales leadership and real world accountability.
In this episode of Tech Sales is for Hustlers: Campus Series, Greg recounts his unique path to sales and reminds students that there is no professional success without patience and dedication. Listen in as Kristen and Libby dig into Greg’s sales advice through an educator's perspective including how he teaches his classes that reading, mentorship, and asking questions are the pillars to success in any sales industry.