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BDR to AE

hey all, wanted to get some advice! Iโ€™m transitioning from a bdr to an ae role next month and would love if anyone has some advice/tips for success making the jump!! thank you!!

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DanPrice
Arsonist
+10
Philanthropist
I got tons of great feedback here:
https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/advice-for-a-new-ae

Basically I took all that advice and adapted it to my needs, and so far its been working out well.

My biggest mistake was slowing down on my cold calling and relying on email too much. Stay sharp on the phones and you'll see your pipeline balloon. Good luck!
Captainchameleon
MM Account Executive
Get a 1:1 on the calendar with almost every AE at your company, find someone who aligns with your selling style and set up weekly 1:1s
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
First, congrats! Find one AE who will be your mentor (hire buddy).ย  Meet and shadow all the AEs to learn the product and pain points quickly.ย ย 
GDO
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+7
BDM
Who is successful? Follow them, talk to them!
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
Be yourself, trust your instincts and give it your all
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
Stay consistent, transparent, and roll with changes as they come.
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