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To be the best salesperson, an AE needs to have/be _____ (name 1 skill)

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😎 Sales Skills
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OpalTiddyChurger
Arsonist
+9
Funbags Enthusiast
Focused. I can't focus right now. Dammit.Β 
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Dude.
CoorsKing
WR Officer
+11
King of the Coors Knights
coachable
empathetic
composed
ability to push through hangovers
mistamor
Contributor
+4
VP of Sales
Articulatly said
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
A liver of steelΒ 
mistamor
Contributor
+4
VP of Sales
and a kidney of whiskey?
BigCheese
Notorious Answer
+14
Agency Recruiter | Coors Knight
Soulless
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Adaptable. Fierce. Empathetic.
Accidental_Sales_Guy
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
Discipline
SlinginSoftware
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
Organized
Justatitle
Politicker
+8
Senior AE
Thick skin, you're taking shots from external and internal people constantly and you can't let any of it get to you.
The.Machine
Politicker
+6
Sales Development Lead
Grit.Β 



That's it. That's the 1 thing you need if you have your process down and if you've been hired somewhere.Β 
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
at one with Kahlua.
Re
RedLightning
Politicker
+7
Mid-Market AE
A student of the game. If you don't enjoy sharpening your skills, it'll get extremely repetitive and you'll move on or get bored
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
Curious
ha
halfpastsaas
AE
Hardworking. Alpha Male. Jackhammer.Β 
1
Is mastering cold-calls a necessary skill to become an AE?
Advice
12
What SDR skills are pertinent to the AE role?
cm
+46
SnybaDon , Β  cmroos , Β  ChiBWS Β  and 46 people voted
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5
Most valuable skill going from SDR -> AE? (SaaS)
Question
13
12
In your experience what's more important for a sales person?
Discussion
63
What's more important
Co
+147
ColdCallHotCoffee , Β  kiwiaussiecanuck , Β  FatVeinyTip Β  and 147 people voted
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