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Microdosing is taking off in my office, do you? Have you?

It seems to be Adderall floating around the BD pool, and I'm happy with that.


Some of the guys on the AE side are hitting the shrooms though, claiming it helps them stay focused, energized, and creative in pitches and demos.


Should this be encouraged or discouraged?


Key bumps don't count folks.

Pick your poison.
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DungeonsNDemos
Politicker
+10
Rolling for Initiative
The best thing to do is microdose your social media intake
Beans
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Underrated advice.ย 
happyhunter
Politicker
+6
spittin' sunshine
AMEN!
Shihtzudawn
Opinionated
+6
Senior Director of Business Development
If I am at work, I am at work, dealing with the anxiety of existence like a man on my god damn feet. Then I will go home and indulge.
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
Damn straight. I donโ€™t get high during the day. I mean I try not to get high at all, but if I do, I do it on my own time.
FamilyTruckster
Politicker
+9
Exec Director, Major Accounts
Cocaine all day. Candy makes you dandyย 
Beans
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
RIP your wallet.ย 
FamilyTruckster
Politicker
+9
Exec Director, Major Accounts
I got these cheeseburgers manโ€ฆ
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+9
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
I microdose on self loathing, really gives you that little boost to get that extra dial in.ย 
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+9
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Jk like all good salespeople I hide that with alcohol ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ค
Beans
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Personally done just about everything in a recreational manner, but I can't see how this would conducive to a better working environment.

Would love to hear success stories as I'm a don't knock it until you try it type of guy.
happyhunter
Politicker
+6
spittin' sunshine
Hello! I am your success story right here!!!!
Jamiroquai
Opinionated
+6
Chief Check-in Officer
Please go on, I'm also a try it once guy.
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
This is a trend that needs to die.
happyhunter
Politicker
+6
spittin' sunshine
Why do you think it should die @CaneWolfย ?ย 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
Minimal evidence of effectiveness, non-medical setting/supervision of use, potential for harm, etc.
JDialz
Politicker
+5
COO
But have you tried macrodosing?
Beans
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Every weekend.
JDialz
Politicker
+5
COO
Diablo
Politicker
+7
AE
I never got attracted to any of these and I won't ever. Don't know man how this help people.
Sunbunny31
Politicker
+5
Sales Executive
I'm with both of you.ย  ย It's only a lot of coffee for me.
Beans
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Yea I'm at a loss for a professional use case.

Doย  whatever you want on your own time legalize everything, whatever, as long as you don't hurt anyone though.ย 
happyhunter
Politicker
+6
spittin' sunshine
Microdosing (and I mean MICRO haha) entirely changed my life last year. That's great that it's not for you, but it could be life changing for millions of others...and much safer than whatever they're putting in prescription pills these days.ย 
WomenWantMeFishFearMe
Politicker
+4
SDR LXIX
coffee is a stimulant, so I consider it a focus analog... also cocaine
TheHypnotist
Opinionated
+2
Sales Manager
Microdosing isn't getting high.

Depending on any substance for your performance, naturally occurring or otherwise is not something I would encourage. This is not to say that I disapprove of microdosing.

I don't recommend mushrooms as a party drug. I find the psychadelic experience is much more profound and transformative as well as better for a "reset" if done alone in the dark.ย 
AutoSmiler
Arsonist
+7
SDR
I mean I love mushrooms, and if they are using them outside of working hours, I don't see why this is a question.ย  I've eaten a lot of mushrooms in my life and anyone that says it helps with focusing on work after eating them is a flat-out liar. Definitely can help with anxiety and depression, so if that is taking your focus away from what's important then it makes sense, but if they are eating real psilocybin to replace Adderall or just plain help with your focus, I'm calling bullshit. Your colleagues are just trying to justify a reason to talk about tripping while you're at work and glorify why you should do it. Mushrooms are meant to be eaten in the handful, and if you have good ones you'll be in the fetal contemplating life for 5 hours, not work. Also sounds to me like your colleagues need to grow the fuck up a bit, but that's just my thoughts.ย 
happyhunter
Politicker
+6
spittin' sunshine
Disagree with everything you're saying. Mushrooms are not meant to be eaten by the handful (although when done those giggles are freaking amazing haha). Microdosing last year for a few months 100% changed my life for the better in and outside of work. I would much rather take a tiny mushroom pill capsule than non-natural antidepressants and anxiety medicine.ย 

*Also sidenote, although his colleagues may be different, I am grown the fuck up and I have my shit together. I'd rather choose natural over fucked up, addictive prescription pills any day and that doesn't make me some weirdo or anything less than someone who chooses differently. Check yourself and try not to judge anyone for being different than you*
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sickofthetoxic
Politicker
+7
down voters are marketing spies
Micro... Bro. A non hallucinogenic dose. It helps.ย 
Justatitle
Politicker
+11
Mid Market AE
At a former company of mine it would have been more efficient to load the Coke into the ventilation system so that they could save the frequent bathroom tripsโ€ฆ
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
I don't microdose. All Addy here.ย 
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TheIncarceration
Opinionated
+3
SDR Manager
Ketamine anyone?
realhousewifeofbravado
Catalyst
+4
the realest
Interviewing for ketamine startup tomorrow
Fribbles
Celebrated Contributor
+9
Enterprise SDR
nah
FeelItInMyPlums
Valued Contributor
+5
Sales Account Executive
Just pot and beer for me.ย  Usually try not to go Indica during the day.ย  Seen a lot of success in others with the focus aids, but was never my thing.ย  Usually the more comfortable I am at a job (or the more checked out) the more fucked up I get during the workday.ย  But yeah I tend to keep it to "legal" things.
ChumpChange
Opinionated
+2
Channel Manager
NEVER AT WORK.ย  I can't be rolling the dice when they can pull me into a 25 person meeting where I have to expand on a topic.
KGCanada
Valued Contributor
+5
Senior Executive
Yeah, not sold on this as a social movement.
GrizzleMcThornBody
Arsonist
+12
EVP - RevOps
i microdose cbd i guess. im pretty much a mormon.
emerge.life
Contributor
+2
Field Sales Development Executive
What the actual shit is microdosingย 
ronimal
Opinionated
+4
Commercial Account Executive
Iโ€™m more into macrodosing.
moveunits
rep
Bathroom jerks
Panda4489
Valued Contributor
+5
Business Development Manager
IM ADHD AF!! And I still don't. Coffee and water all day. After 2 pm whiskey or tequila though.
tg1771
Opinionated
+3
Account Executive
Half a xanax and some caffeine does wonders for cold calls
DaveGreen
Arsonist
+8
Head of Sales
Iโ€™ve been trying Alpha Brain on moments where I need 2-3 hours of full focus. It works.
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