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Anyone else in outside/field sales struggle finding time to take a shit between appointments?

... or is it just me? Sometimes, it's a struggle to find 5-10 min of "free" time for hours.


Am I alone???

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CuriousFox
WR Officer
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Senior Account Executive
Wake up an hour earlier to drink coffee and you should be fine.Β 

Or take imodium on travel days πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ
Slangerofthangs
Valued Contributor
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Relationship Manager | Co-founder & Prez
The morning poo's aren't the problem.Β  It's those middle-of-the-day ones that get me.
swizard
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Sales Evangelist
The trick which never lets you down, good one CuriousFox :DΒ 
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
Bro figure it out it ain’t that fucking hard
Slangerofthangs
Valued Contributor
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Relationship Manager | Co-founder & Prez
You either aren't in outside sales or don't run that many appointments....
funcoupons
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up in Fiji, under paddy
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JuicyKlay
Politicker
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AM
Not at all. Get it all out first thing and keep your routine alive on or off the road.Β 
privateryan
Politicker
+5
Director of Sales
When I first started in outside sales it was a massive problem. 10 years in and it’s like my body has adjusted. I pretty much only poop between 7 and 10 PM now!Β 
braintank
Politicker
+6
Enterprise Account Executive
Wait until you have a really bad appointment and do it then.

To change the subject, how do you handle this in the middle of zooms? For internal calls I use the wife and kids as an excuse and say "I'll call you back in 5".Β 

For client calls I've definitely been guilty of double muting and doing a quick one on a call. Usually wait until they ask a tough technical question and my SE chimes in. I know once he gets going I have at least 5 minutes.
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