Why sales skills are a valuable asset for everyone

After I wrote “Why financial skills are a valuable asset for everyone” I decided to write an additional part about sales skills. In every job, I worked before I came to London I never had to sell any products or services. There was always a sales department who was responsible for that. These companies had a good reputation, a solid customer base and a lot of employees. It is different if you start your own business.

Why financial skills are a valuable asset for everyone

I am not an Accountant. I am not a Finance Expert. I am a UX Designer and I am volunteering to be the Finance Director of our startup. This probably sounds like a bad team decision. It is not, it’s an opportunity. Not only to grow as a person but also to understand what happens below the surface of a startup.