With our economies stuck in the doldrums, economists always getting it wrong, and politicians not knowing what to do, somebody needs to bring new ideas to the conversation. To me, that sounds like a job for a sales manager.
OK, that might sound like a bit of a stretch. Sales managers are great people. They work hard, against all the odds, accepting responsibility for the whole deal working, when others, in better positions, refuse to address the issues.
But are they really equipped to solve problems politicians and central bankers can’t?
Maybe they are. Maybe applying some of the thinking they use to develop sales strategy could be useful in unblocking the system. After all, that’s what they do, as business as usual.
The sales manager finds a way.
How does that relate to fixing the economy?
For our counter intuitive perspective check out How Sales Strategy Could Fix The Economy
Make companies pay employees more, so they buy stuff, to replace and recycle the junk they bought before, with innovation which improves health and happiness.
You might think the article is about politics, but it isn’t. It’s simply about resetting the market. It’s about recognising the last game is over, been won. Now its time to deal new hands of cards, and start over.