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how many of you are in sales with hopes to one day build and sell your own shit?

i got into sales because of how entrepreneurial it was and I thought it would be a great prerequisite into becoming a business owner






Why are you in sales?
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LordBusiness
Politicker
+8
Chief Revenue Officer
I like being the guy who builds shit with other people's money.Β  Lots of fun, without the risk and hassle of putting everything on the line for an idea.Β 
pu
pumbaa
Good Citizen
+1
Marketing Development
curious! what are you building?Β 
LordBusiness
Politicker
+8
Chief Revenue Officer
I’ve built a team. Β Started in 2016 with a sales org of 3 people and just shy of $5 M in revenue, on pace to do 20x that this year with a sales org of just shy of 90. Β Building organizations/teamS/companies is like the ultimate game of chess
GetAHobby
Arsonist
+8
RVP Sales
Been there and done that and no desire to go back.
Savagedoge
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
It’s almost the other way round for me. I landed in sales by no real intention to do so and then figured how close to being an entrepreneur this thing is.Β 
Having said that, I’d be happy to definitely build teams for startup’s and rake in the moolah through equity.
pu
pumbaa
Good Citizen
+1
Marketing Development
do you have any exit stories? personal if not someone else? I love hearing about these.Β 
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Bandido
Politicker
+3
Client Director
I’ll leave the creative for those creative typesΒ 
pu
pumbaa
Good Citizen
+1
Marketing Development
good pointΒ 
Captain_Q
Arsonist
+8
Sr. Account Executive
I've started a couple of small ventures that did OK but realized that it was difficult to dedicate enough time while still maintaining my regular income.Β  Β Unless you are ready to fully commit then there's no point.Β  More recently I've been doing some sales consulting, which seems to be a better fit and easier on the time management.Β Β 
pu
pumbaa
Good Citizen
+1
Marketing Development
consulting.. hmmmΒ 
Robot
Politicker
+7
Account Exec
I bought the website and shit but have no idea how to get a tech guy to co-found and keep hitting road blocks. Just want out the rat race, and pocketing bread.
salesninja
Opinionated
+3
VP
no man, right now i only have to sell shit...if i built shit and sold shit, i'd be doing double the work
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Nuh I'm good on someone else's dime.
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
building my own company atm
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Do sales managers need to be better at selling than their sdrs/aes?
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Do sales managers need to be better at selling than their sdrs/aes?
+70
RealPatrickBateman , Β  CastleIsland , Β  vandyreid Β  and 70 people voted
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VP/Director of Sales, if I want to sell to you, what is the best way to reach out?
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Pick your poison
+52
Rallier , Β  OnlySales , Β  MsTech Β  and 52 people voted
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Like "The Purge" but for sales.. 1 day a year where you can say whatever you want to prospects
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