BDR-Breakthrough

Created by  Nikki Ivey
That movement is BDR Breakthrough. We're breaking through negativity, self doubt, lack of internal respect for the role, and lack of content and resources that speak *to* BDRs rather than speaking to them. What will your Breakthrough be?
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"How can I help?

I've been asked this question a thousand times this month.


Here's the answer:


1. Attend the Selling While Black webinar that I'm moderating for The Other Side of Sales (Kasey Jones Ashleigh Early) and listen for ways to build high performing inclusive teams. Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/webinar-selling-while-black/register


2. Come away with 2 a...

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"Juneteenth is just another day.

Plus I don't mix politics with work, so I'll be banging out dials like business as usual"


said the young, white Sales Guy.



To which I replied



"Nah.


America treats winning and freedom as sacred ideals.


Juneteenth checks both of those boxes in as profound a way as the Fourth of July and yet, is still not a federal holiday.


There has not been widespread awareness on ...

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Is there a right way to do this?

Talk about #Sales again, I mean.


Do I need a segue?


Is there a such thing as a smooth transition here?


How about I just start with the truth:


Talking about processes and tactics in the pursuit of sales success feels like #selfcare right now- a much needed escape from the heavy stuff I've been engaging with these past few weeks.


And


It feels like a betrayal. Is tha...

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"But you don't *look* like a Chaniqua"

"But you don't *look* like a Chaniqua"


"Your husband is White?! I thought he was Black because you said he didn't have a job"


" Uh oh, don't make Nikki mad or she's gonna go all ghetto on us"


" You're the prettiest *Black* girl I've ever met."


"So do you like... wash your hair or...?"


" You've never heard this (pop radio rap) song!?"


" But you don't talk like a Bl...

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"As a black girl, you have to work twice...

"As a black girl, you have to work twice as hard to get half as far"

I was 5 years old when my mother told me this, and while her words were meant to protect me, I didn't fully understand the meaning then.

In the '60s she was one of many black children who were bused to predominately white schools which were better funded. There, she was spat on, taunted a...

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3 Free Video Apps That Helped Me Book Meetings Last Week
  1. Ripl, Inc.- Create clean, simple, personalized video posts that center your prospect in 5 minutes. https://www.ripl.com/
  2. Loom- Send video messages on #LinkedIn *without* being a 1st degree connection *and* track engagement. https://www.loom.com/
  3. Drift Video Chrome Extension- Send video messages on LinkedIn while on a desktop https://chrome.google.com/...
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How To Win at the B2B Awareness Economy

1️⃣: Fall in love with the industry you serve and deliver on your promise


🤓 📨 Subscribe to trade publications to which your buyers subscribe


🙋🏾‍♀️ Participate in their communities and groups. Don't pitch.



2️⃣: Build a culture that supports employees' ideas and fosters a sense of belonging.


🎉 🏆Celebrate and reward effort in proportion with results


🧑‍🤝‍🧑👭👬👫 Facilit...

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Olivia Gulsvig
Chief of Staff to CEO at Bravado
You are an absolute rockstar  Nikki Ivey!

I would add Kasey Jones , Ashleigh Early , Gwen Coleman, MS , Lanette Richardson ✪ , Liz Letak  and Shaina Murugan 

Sahil Mansuri and Katherine Buck who else am I missing? 
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