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Fear of Sales and Cold Calling ๐Ÿฅถ

In my experience as a cold caller on a dialy baises I learned many strategies that have helped me overcome the fear of cold calling, one of them being the fact that you must keep in mind who you are calling is an actual human being just like you. Though it may seem simple we must always keep in mind we are calling normal people just like you and I. Ceo, VP, CRO, CFO, all the O's... It is highly importnat to add value for them to ever be interested BUT remember we are all just living beings on the same planet who in the end have common goals and interests (most the time) and have needs just like anybody else.. overmcome "sales fear" and "cold calling fear" with this in mind everyday.. Willingness is everything, Best of luck to all! Any thoughts?

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AutoSmiler
Arsonist
+7
SDR
Yeah, it is imperative to relate on that human level. It's the best way to personalize any outreach and show that you actually care about the prospect. Moreover, it's also important to recognize the fact that we are probably never going to meet any of the people we are cold calling in person.ย So who cares what happens on the phone?! You'll never know unless you throw on that smile and crank out some dials!ย 
LordBusiness
Politicker
+7
Chief Revenue Officer
If you are doing sales right, you should be pushing yourself to be in a consistent state of uncomfortable. ย 
Savagedoge
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
I like this. Present state of uncomfortable gets comfortable over a period of time and you gotta build on that.
thestifmeister
Fire Starter
SDR
I do agree that in order to grow we must step out of the "comfort zone" absolutely. Hence the "no pain no gain" or " fail until you succeed" even Master Yoda's "do or do not there is no try" (might be relevant as well) kind of mottos.ย 
Ras_Rebuttles
Contributor
+2
Sales Consultant
In order to feel comfortable no matter what direction the convo is headed i loved going to the lost or disqualified list and calling through 5-10 of them and literally just yell objections at them and hang up lol take control!๐Ÿ˜ค
thestifmeister
Fire Starter
SDR
Lolย 
Stringer
Arsonist
+7
SDR
Sales is not for the weak of heart.
CuriousFox
Arsonist
+10
Senior Account Executive
Look even I have moments where I don't want to do it. But then I remember the sweet ass commish. Never fails.ย 
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How many years total plan on cold calling
SA
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SADNES5 , ย  looper1010 , ย  SalesPharaoh ย  and 30 people voted
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Meryl Lynch is ditching cold calling entirely
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Is cold calling dead?
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Is cold calling dead
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Donut_giveup , ย  WildManRandy , ย  TheRealTommyCallahan ย  and 53 people voted
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