April 26, 2018

Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 48 – From Sales Rep to National Sales Manager in 6 Years!

Anthony Applegate is the National Sales Director of PACTIV. He is a former Army Special Forces officer who transitioned to PACTIV in early 2012 and started as a Territory Sales Manager. In his relatively short 6 years, he has had a meteoric rise professional by focusing on both the business and the customer. In this … Continue reading "Cameron-Brooks Podcast: Episode 48 – From Sales Rep to National Sales Manager in 6 Years!" Read More
September 6, 2017

3 Reasons Why Sales Managers Like to Hire JMOs

In a recent blog post, I defined Professional Sales. In this post, I’d like to explain three reasons why I believe a Junior Military Officer is a good fit for Professional Sales. As a former Divisional Sales Manager for the world’s largest healthcare products company, I used three criteria to hire representatives for my team. … Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Sales Managers Like to Hire JMOs”

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August 7, 2017

What is Professional Sales?

In a recent blog, I addressed the common misconceptions about starting your career in sales. I’ve also written about how to connect in a sales interview here and here. In this post, I’d like to further define professional sales. Professional Sales is essentially the process of running a business within a business. Sales professionals focus … Continue reading “What is Professional Sales?”

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