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Sales has changed a lot of things in my life

Like a lot of you, I stumbled upon sales. I was a huge fuck up and definitely never the smartest dude in the room.


I messed up in high school, didn't do all that great in college, and never felt particularly smart. Five months into my role, I've hit >100% of my quota and made more money than I ever thought I'd be able to. I'm busting my ass to improve my life and build something of myself. This is just a vent for everyone maybe relates to the struggle of trying to make something of yourself.


All I know is I'm grateful to get my ass kicked in exchange for making something of myself and I'll keep going as long as I'm able to. I guess what in trying to say is thanks for the collective suck and making me feel like I'm not a total fuck up.

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InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+8
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Sounds like you're crushing it mate. Really glad you found your way to us.ย 

You're not the fuck up, marketing is ;)ย 
OpalTiddyChurger
Arsonist
+9
Funbags Enthusiast
Love to hear it. I'm the same way, sales has and will continue to change my life in the most positive ways I never could have dreamed of. Keep that fire alive because with the highs come the lows but trust yourself and what you're doing and it'll always average out. Stoked for you!
1nbatopshotfan
Politicker
+5
Senior Director, Enterprise Technology
Congrats on the improvements. Keep it up!ย 
RampagingDog
Politicker
+5
Recruitment Consultant
LETS FUCKING GO!!!!!!ย 

My favorite thing about sales by far is that it is a leveled playing field.ย  College dropouts can make as much if not more than doctors/lawyers. I've literally watched a homeless man come off of the street, living in a tent, and put up 6figures.ย ย 

All it takes is hard work and the tenacity keep on keepin on, my brother.ย  Once you figure out the grind, there's literally no end to the possibilities.ย  You got this.ย  GET IT
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
You are not a fuck up. Many here relate to your story. I'm sure you've motivated atleast one person from being brave enough to share. Thank you. ๐ŸฆŠ
Feds_Watchin
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
It took me 5 years to muster the consistent relentless habits to be successful. I canโ€™t believe I have to force myself to close my laptop at night now. Once the lightbulb goes on, skyโ€™s the limit. Fuck everyone and get the bag king.
alecabral
Arsonist
+8
Director - Digital Sales Transformation
Keep at it, sounds like youโ€™re doing great already!
privateryan
Politicker
+5
Director of Sales
Congrats!! Embrace the suck my guy. Growing pains show you're growing. Never get complacent - no clue where you are or what you do but if you're 5 months in, there is even better in store for you if you keep your work ethic up!ย 
SalesPharaoh
Politicker
+8
AM BDR
Yea sales gave me the courage and skill to convince my gf to the idea of marrying me
Tomahawk
Fire Starter
+2
AE Team Lead
Thatโ€™s the attitude and the gratitude that I love to see! Sales truly is magic if you embrace it. Iโ€™m glad so much is working out for you @Gryo25! LFG!!!
dave1
Politicker
+2
SDR
Keep up the good work!ย 
punnirno1
Valued Contributor
+5
CEO
YOU are the reason sales is great my friend! ๐Ÿ™‚ Itโ€™s a great leveller. Do not ever think youโ€™re a screw up, by committing to work on yourself youโ€™re already a star in the making. #MorePowerToYou #BringTheMoney ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ’ธ
fenixlf
Opinionated
+1
vicepresidente de ventas y marketing
That's amazing, I work as a buyer in South America and I'm also bustingass to get the life I want because I really want my empire. I have some great ideas and I am also a music producer.
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
Well done mate! Sales will do that to you! Be smart about it and keep grinding to get to a good place in your life
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