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Any other Mormons in here?

Wondering if you decided to get into sales because you went on a mission? I sure did hahaha


Any other religious proselyters out there?

Did you go on a Mormon mission? (Or similar religious proselyting trip)
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paddy
WR Officer
+11
Account Executive
Mormons are great sales reps. Nobody gets the door slammed in their face as much as a Mormon does and continues to prospect like they do. Props to you for slingin' the words of Joseph Smith.
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
Jsmith haha what a guy
BigCheese
Notorious Answer
+14
Agency Recruiter | Coors Knight
I sold pest control door to door with my mormon buddy right after college in Louisiana and Tennessee (not ideal places to walk thru neighborhoods all day in August). His wife and his baby also lived with us. Interesting experience as I was just weeks out of my heathen college days.
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
Oh I bet that was an experience lolΒ 
BigCheese
Notorious Answer
+14
Agency Recruiter | Coors Knight
Selling in itself was an invaluable experience but 'twas an awful summer as a whole lmao.
JuicyKlay
Politicker
+9
AM
Was he selling pest control or mormonism with you?
BigCheese
Notorious Answer
+14
Agency Recruiter | Coors Knight
He sold pest control with me and killed it. He had been on his mission already so I mean, if you've sold religion door to door, you can probably convince somebody that their neighborhood is having a wasp problem.
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paddy
WR Officer
+11
Account Executive
Hello! My name is Elder Price.
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
πŸ˜‚Β  this made me laugh
paddy
WR Officer
+11
Account Executive
I'm good at that
TheRealTommyCallahan
Arsonist
+6
Account Executive
I'm (ex) mormon but it definitely had an influence on me to go into salesΒ 
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
I'm exmo too! Cheers my friend.Β 
TheRealTommyCallahan
Arsonist
+6
Account Executive
Cheers!
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poweredbycaffeine
WR Lieutenant
+10
Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
Not a Mormon myself, but I've had great interactions and experiences with y'all when out in SLC/PC. Y'all keep it funky and fun.
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
Mormons do know how to get funky in their own ways lol
AinslieStreet
Politicker
+5
Sales Consultant
My partner comes from a Jehovah's Witness family. He and his nephew both went into sales for the same reason.Β 

They already had YEARS of experience having doors slammed in their faces for free. At least now they could get paid for it.Β 
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
Ain't that the truth. I think Jehovah's Witnesses have better experience in that regards than Mormons.Β 
NoSuperhero
Politicker
+7
BDR
HOly shit we're an agnostic bunch. Love it.Β 



We're all going to hell
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
I'll meet you there ;)
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
I meant to say missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Not mormons. Sorry if I offended anyone.Β 
TheRealTommyCallahan
Arsonist
+6
Account Executive
Come on man
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
My bad
thegrinch
Politicker
+7
SDR
Mormons are the best salesmen in the US. Sales and persistence is a part of their culture. That's why the smartest firms have their sales offices in Salt Lake City.Β 
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
So true. There have also been a wave of Bay Area tech companies with sales hubs coming to SLC area. It's actually insane how many are thereΒ 
Justatitle
Politicker
+11
Mid Market AE
Religion is such a rub. Don’t doubt that there is a god but mankind has fouled it all up.
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
Agreed
Beefany28
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
Cothrock
Opinionated
+4
Account Executive
Did the two year mission thing. About a year was in San Antonio, the other in Austin. Got fluency in spanish out of the gig. I refer to it now as my two year mormon radicalization. Definitely helps with the sales profession.Β 
verbalzzzzzz
Politicker
+4
Inside Sales
haha love that. I learned a worthless language that only about 4 million people speak in the world. I wish it was spanish.Β 
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