Trends Report

Confidence Issues Hold Successful Female Sellers Back

January 26th, 2021
With contributors:
Caroline Robertson , Jennifer Zhang

Summary

Confidence issues plague female sales pros from individual contributors to C-suite roles. Male sales pros are more assertive in initiating and managing career discussions. Formal mentorship programs, external associations, and executive coaching can help female sales pros gain the confidence to advance their careers. Learn more about how to overcome the confidence issues that hold female sales pros back by requesting an inquiry; reading our research on gender-related leadership representation, leadership styles, and pay gaps; or catching up with Mary on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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