If you think hiring a professional is expensive, try hiring an amateur! You may have seen or heard this quote. A close friend and colleague sent this to me recently, and I really laughed when I read it, because it is SO TRUE! The focus of this latest blog installment is to point out the cost of amateur vs. professional talent, and that you may have some amateur talent in your very own backyard to ponder. Something that is costing you Growth, far more than you may realize.
The cost of poor work by people who claim to be professionals, is extreme and almost too large to calculate. Just take a moment and imagine the sales you don’t get because your salespeople mess up opportunities. That statement alone might not seem like a BIG PROBLEM. However, if you really take a close look at all of the possible ways amateur sales people mess up, its staggering!