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Have you ever lied to close a sale?

Have you ever lied to close a sale?
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CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
Never. Transparency always.

Your reputation is at stake. Why would you f that up?
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Totally. I wouldn't lie for the very same reason.
softwaresails
Politicker
+4
Sales Manager
Not once have I ever lied to close a deal. I value my reputation way too much to even want to mess that up.ย 

I find my accounts are really appreciative when I tell them our system doesnโ€™t have that one feature. Or doesnโ€™t quite do what they want. Yes at times you lose the deal, but it keeps you from getting a chargeback or having to deal with a pissed off customer.ย 
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Yes I've observed that too. I simply say that I've written your feedback down about the ask. I will see what I can do but right now we don't have it
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
Transparency pays big deeds
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
100%
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
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Coffeesforclosers
Notable Contributor
+11
Director Sales and Market Development
Nah fam, a sale is a transfer of trust, no trust no sale. If you have to lie to get it, you shouldnt be in that deal
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Agreed!
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
Kahluapons
Nope, not worth it.
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Agreed too
Bittersweet0326
Politicker
+5
Digital Business Associate
I guess it depends on the type of lie. I have never done it but I could see a lie ending up as the reason they buy today vs next month. For example 'this deal ends today' or something like that.
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
So a white lie is good
Bittersweet0326
Politicker
+5
Digital Business Associate
I feel like I am 6 years old. Is that really a lie? Lol
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