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Succeeding as a woman in sales may require developing your craft while managing gender stereotypes. For the Peak Sales Recruiting blog, marketing specialist Taylor Dumouchel collected career advice from 21 female sales experts. Their tips – like finding a mentor and believing in your skills – can seem generic at times. Nonetheless, readers will be able to uncover a few gems to bring to their work. getAbstract recommends this constructive, quick read to women starting a career in sales. 

In this summary, you will learn

  • What helped women sales leaders excel in their fields;
  • How their experiences can help you succeed in sales; and
  • What sets women leaders apart, in general.

About the Author

Taylor Dumouchel is a marketing specialist at Peak Sales Recruiting and a regular contributor to its blog.



Because men and women add different perspectives and approaches, gender diversity in sales teams positively affects results. According to LinkedIn statistics, women currently make up 41% of the sales workforce. To succeed as a woman in sales:

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