by Erika Koenig-Workman
(Richmond, BC Canada)
I am guessing it is short for something?
a tyro is a newcomer to an occupation that works hard but with little skill.
For example, "he's a good musician, but at 14, he's still a tyro and has a lot to learn"
It comes from Medieval Latin, from Latin tiro = young soldier
The comment in my blog was suggesting that the salesman of the future was much less likely to be a tyro and more likely to be a trained professional.
Personally, I agree with that comment. Question is trained at what exactly as the old sales methods may no longer be appropriate either.
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