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Sales is the easiest path to wealth.

Is there another profession that you can learn while doing, with no formal education, and make 6-7 figures?

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funcoupons
WR Officer
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up in Fiji, under paddy
Stripping, selling drugs, and prostitution are the only other ones that come to mind. 
Broncosfan
Politicker
+5
Account Manager
Which oddly are all just sales.
NoSuperhero
Politicker
+7
BDR
Hilarious
LordOfWar
Politicker
+8
Director
So...sales?
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
Yes absolutely!  Any morally and/or socially acceptable ones? Haha
Telehealth_2the_Moon
Notable Contributor
+12
Director of Business Development
All of the above?
beerisforclosers
Politicker
+8
Account Manager
I know there are some 7 figure hitters on this site, and I want to know how the hell they're doing it...

Invest that commish to the moon!
LordTyrion
Good Citizen
+1
VP of Sales / Co-Founder
Sell in a commoditized space, then your accounts buy you. 
sugardaddy
Politicker
+7
Sales Manager
Where shall i begin? 
AlecBaldwinsHairline
Valued Contributor
+5
SDR Manager
Real Estate
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
...is DEFINITELY sales
GlenRoss
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
Buying GME
CorpBroette
Opinionated
+3
New Business Account Executive
When will it finally go 🚀
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
I don't know what you're on but you need to share bc this ish ain't easy 👀
softwarebro
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
Was thinking the same thing lol. *easiest* 
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
“Easy” as in “The barriers to entry are few (no education required, no crazy residency, no special accolades required other than hard work”
CorpBroette
Opinionated
+3
New Business Account Executive
We require a BA or BSc as minimum.
SgtSDR
WR Officer
+7
Business Development Representative
Hard labor that will put you in offshore locations and work your body down, e.g oil rigs/fishing boats. 
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
Yes, they might make a fortune but I’ll still have my body when I retire, and this mf gonna golf...
Bittersweet0326
Politicker
+5
Digital Business Associate
Professional sports or being a youtuber
GetAHobby
Arsonist
+8
RVP Sales
Professional sports would fit the criteria listed, no formal education, make 6-8 figures, and can learn while doing. Just need a ton of talent
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Entrepreneurship? 
AlexT
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
Still Sales ;) That revenue won't appear by magic! 
WCK
Notorious Answer
+11
Padre de Tequila, General of the Coors Knights
Would we consider that easy? I mean in all honesty, sales is easy in that you're given the tools to succeed and your drive and ability to adapt is what will dictate things.
Ace
Arsonist
+9
CEO
Not easy for sure but if you're building just a tool that sits on shopify and stuff, then can be done
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TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
Kind of the same thing as sales, just adding in a lot of operations but I’ve never met an entrepreneur who couldn’t sell
Toruk
Old School Bravo
+1
CEO
VC investing, politics, Authors, Religious Evangelists, Starting a social network 
CorpBroette
Opinionated
+3
New Business Account Executive
😂 How long until @GeneralCorp starts his own Mega Church dedicated to the commish gods? I'd totally be in that choir.
GeneralCorp
Notable Contributor
+15
General of The War Room
LOL. I aint starting a cult. At least not yet....
AlexT
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
Aren't they all salespeople with a different title? 
KnightKingORL
Opinionated
+2
Account Executive
Let's ask the magic conch....
Mellamo_kenny
Good Citizen
+1
Account Executive
Depends what you define as easy, right? For us sales savages, might seem like an easier path relative to becoming a Doctor or Lawyer. I do believe it can be the funnest + most lucrative job out there though!
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
See my other reply’s: easy = few barriers to entry 
saygrace
Valued Contributor
+5
Sales Executive
Not unless you are starting your own business which you will eventually need to learn how to sell unless you’re doing day trading or something lol
TheLaughingWolf
WR Officer
+7
Account Development Representative
It used to be working in the oil patch. You could be 19 making over 100k a year. The money just isn't there anymore, and it's a hard life. 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
You should see what some of my friends who lead IT orgs make...
TheRealPezDog
Notable Contributor
+9
Account Manager
Funny you should mention that, I sell IT services and I would definitely agree, IT is hella-lucrative 
Coffeesforclosers
Notable Contributor
+11
Director Sales and Market Development
Sales cannot be taught, you have grit and relationship building skills or you dont. Functionality and Products can be taught but not sales skills 
makeithappencaptain
Catalyst
+1
Sales and Sales Dev Manager
Trading crypto currency has virtually no barriers. Some of the coins out right now sound really absurd and fake but you can make a lot of money if you treat it like a real hustle. And there's no overhead.. download a couple wallets, get on some exchanges, and the follow trends (which right now means what's blowing up on TikTok/twitter). 

But when it comes to being in an organization, the only jobs that come to mind for me are just different versions of sales in some capacity.
JJASBE
Catalyst
+6
Director, Solutions Sales
Real estate.

JJASBE
Catalyst
+6
Director, Solutions Sales
and by real estate, it *could refer to selling, yes.  It could also refer to buying and renting, which is 2 steps shy of selling lol
Salespreuner
Big Shot
+11
Regional Sales Director
Freelance your journey and create digital assets while building your audience

p.s : crazy and hectic this is ; returns = big!
Chep
WR Officer
+10
Business Development Team Lead
Professional sports for the ultra talented🤣
Lumbergh
Politicker
+3
Sr Account Exec
Be born into money.  That's the easiest way to wealth.  But for the proles like most of us, sales is a good way to build wealth faster than many other industries [except probably finance]
BCD
Politicker
+6
BDR
Day trading? If you have the funds to start 
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