This is a subscriber-only article.

Save 33% on Entrepreneur+ during our Memorial Day Sale

Use code SAVE33 at checkout.

Subscribe Now

Already have an account?

Sign in
Entrepreneur Plus - Short White
For Subscribers

Rise and Shine Drifted into a sales slump? It's time to wake up and sell your way back to the top.

By Barry Farber

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

There isn't a salesperson alive who hasn't experienced asales slump. It could be because of an economic downturn or becausethe competition has a new product. It could be due to personalchallenges or lack of motivation. It can even happen when thingsare going well, and you feel you can "coast" for a while.The problem is, you can't coast uphill.

Barring catastrophic events, you don't dive into a slump. Itcreeps up on you until you start to realize that things haven'tbeen going well. Don't wait to start your ascent; the longeryou wait, the more difficult the climb will be.

Here are four steps to follow if you find yourself in aslump:

The rest of this article is locked.

Join Entrepreneur+ today for access.

Subscribe Now

Already have an account? Sign In