Common qualities of good salespeople include outstanding communication skills, persistence and optimism in the face of adversity, the ability to motivate independently, exceptional loyalty to customers, and honesty in all of their dealings. In addition to all of these qualities, a good salesperson needs to be organized.
Good salespeople use active listening, are empathetic and curious about their customer's needs, and understand when to talk and when to be silent. They use a positive attitude to drive towards goals, despite any problems that may arise. They work as hard for the people they sell to as the people they sell for, ensuring continued business. They take responsibility for all aspects of the sales process.