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Dan Kane Presents On Industrial Selling and Becoming A Trusted Adviser

On Wednesday, Dec 4th, Pi Sigma Epsilon co-hosted with VCU Academy of Selling to hear Dan Kane speak and offer his advice to the sales students at VCU. Mr. Kane briefly went over his background and how he originally graduated college with a degree in Elementary School Education. After awhile he decided he didn’t want […]

Henry Clifford, CEO of LiveWire

Henry Clifford, CEO of LiveWire, came to speak to VCU Sales students about the “Top 10 Sales and Business Lessons Learned the Hard Way." Kicking off the topic with his own story of sales during his childhood years selling candy on the bus.

Sales Career Fair Recap

Upper class sales students and PSE hosted a tabling event to practice their trade show capabilities.  While tabling, they were in charge of capturing the passing by audience. The goal was to spark interest in the sales program while also collecting information and signatures. These students were also tasked with the role of “Selling Yourself” […]

Bob Hannan, Intuit

Bob Hannan, Director of Small Business Acquisitions for Intuit and VCU Alumni, came to speak to the business students about his career and how he ended up in a sales position. He began with a very relatable background story that many of the students in the audience found inspiring.

VCU Center for Professional Selling prepares next generation of sales talent

Wayne Slough has an eye for professional sales talent. The associate professor of marketing and director of the VCU Center for Professional Selling often approaches students who excel in his popular class, “Introduction to Personal Selling,” to convey the promise he sees in them.