Can Salespeople Be Replaced by AI?

By Troy Harrison “Can salespeople be replaced by AI in five years?”  That was the topic of the poll on LinkedIn. My instinctive reaction was probably the same as yours – “Of course not.”  Then, I did a little thinking before I answered. And I realized that, yes, a lot of salespeople could be replaced by AI – not in five years, but RIGHT NOW. That’s because their skills aren’t really any better than your basic chatbot – and therein lies a problem for those of us who care deeply about the role of the professional salesperson. READ FULL ARTICLE>