You're in marketing & sales
Most people don't think of themselves as marketers or salespeople. They think of Don Draper or Coca Cola or used car salesmen... not themselves. But, business or no business... marketing degree or not, you are in the biz.
Trying to get you kids to eat broccoli? Tough sell. Trying to sell your boss on an idea? Marketing & sales at heart. Looking for a date online? 100% pure marketing.
Long story short, to accomplish anything in life, improving your marketing an selling skills -- you ability to effectively communicate and persuade others -- will reap disproportionate rewards.