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Anxiety in sales - what do y'all do?

I feel like the "LinkedIn" take is meditation and going for walks, but wondering what everyone here does, especially in a start-up environment where processes aren't fully defined.





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sahil
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Deepak Chopra of Sales
Marijuana is a hell of a drug.
Coffeesforclosers
Notable Contributor
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Director Sales and Market Development
Help define the processes. Start ups can be great but you wear a lot of hats and not everyone knows what to do, especially founders if this is their first run. Be vocal, offer help, take on additional responsibility. Either the process gets better, promotions come, or bounce to an established company with better processes in place.ย 
MMMGood
Celebrated Contributor
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Senior Account Executive
Making to-do lists daily helps. You can watch progress and accomplishment throughout the day and recap at EOB.ย 

Other than that, calming music and exercise help my day-to-day stress management.ย 
Salespreuner
Big Shot
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Regional Sales Director
Yes, can completely correlate and agree!
ChangeTheChannel
Good Citizen
Channel Sales Manager
When I'm working out, eating healthy, and not smoking pot, my ability to manage stress improves tenfold.ย 

I should get back to doing those things...๐Ÿ˜ฌ
acctdev
Opinionated
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SDR
That's where I'm at too. Fell back into some of the more unhealthy things and it's crazy how much of a difference it really makes.
DadFather
Politicker
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Enterprise Account Executive
A workout or a run helps but for me itโ€™s consistently doing it as part of my routine that helps the most. Or turning the shower ice cold for the last minute and controlling your breathing - itโ€™s magical
acctdev
Opinionated
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SDR
Ice cold showers make me feel part psychopath, part sales killer hahah, they really are the move
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
Magical indeed! +1ย 
BigCheese
Arsonist
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Agency Recruiter
Iโ€™ve learned to somewhat channel the anxiety. When Iโ€™m anxious is when Iโ€™m the most frazzled but also the most energetic. I gather myself, make a list of what I need to do, and crank it out. Sticking to the list and staying focused is key. Nothing beats overcoming whatโ€™s stressing you out.ย 
Spade
Arsonist
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Global Business Development Manager
Great question, a doobie can always helpย 
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
Genuine and possibly followable to-do lists + caffeine helps (personal opinion!)
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