Are you a cold-calling genius, a go-getter, a hunter with a true passion for sales? During the interview, you should always look to identify if the candidate looks for the full or empty half of the glass, candidates who think in a positive manner are more likely to succeed at work than negative employees, the last thing you want is a negative business developer among your team, with time, his negativity will spread to others around like a disease and can lead to demotivating the team members.
Businesses also seek help from external incubator firms , business development companies (BDC) and small business development centers (SBDC) However, these entities assist in business establishment and the necessary fine-tuning only during the early stages of business setup.
If you are reading this and identified a negative business developer among your team or identified a negative employee among your staff, take my advice, let him go, he is probably better off somewhere else, if you cannot let him go, try to isolate him as much as possible from interacting with other team members, his negativity will spread to others around him like a disease.
Know the main targeted audience or clients for your current business and try reaching them out and make them interested in it. Getting new clients will also be done when you satisfy your current clients sufficiently, the mouth to mouth word is a big thing that helps you in bringing new clients.
From the birth of firms through incubators and seed accelerators, to boosting growth for small and medium firms by means of second stage business accelerators, to advising corporate giants through management consulting firms, business development constitute an important element any phase of the company life cycle.