It is extremely difficult to win the game if you do not know the rules. In this episode of the SYCK podcast, Chantel George highlights the importance of learning the unwritten rules in sales and moving up the ladder as not only a woman but also a black woman. She is the founder of Sistas in Sales, a blossoming 6000+ member organization that enables and advocates for black women and women of color in sales to accelerate their careers. Chantel shares the value of ERGs, networking, and strategies to promote higher success. Tune in to hear her best piece of advice for listeners.
In This Episode:
[05:47] Why Sistas in Sales was created
[10:27] Obstacles women of color face in sales
[16:40] The value of ERGs and how they have benefited Chantel
[27:23] Unspoken corporate politics
[35:06] Strategies to learn rules and advance
[39:18] Sistas in Sales conference details
Women of color are under-represented in sales. Learning the spoken and unspoken rules of the business is essential for success.
There are unspoken rules in corporate politics. Sistas in Sales creates a community for women of color to come together and expose the rules and advocate for career advancement.
Finding like-minded people to advocate with and be transparent with is so important.
Chantel George is the founder of Sistas In Sales (SIS) – the largest global organization for women of color in sales. She founded Sistas In Sales out of a determination to promote, support, and encourage women of color in sales across all industries. Sistas In Sales partners with Fortune 500 companies, tech start-ups, and consulting businesses to help them attract, hire and retain women of color sales professionals. SIS also provides world-class training, networking opportunities, and above all else, sisterhood for this underrepresented community.