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To the parents out there, how have you balanced your sales career with raising young children, especially during WFH in Covid? Do you feel more productive with WFH or less?

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msp_sales
Opinionated
+4
Full Cycle Sales
Kind of a mix. I get interrupted a lot more but everyone loves when my kids drop by. I work longer with more short breaks. I also have a dedicated office in the house, which helps.
TennisandSales
Catalyst
+5
Enterprise Account Executive
dedicated office space is an absolute MUST. I feel real bad for ppl in apartment's that have to WFH
Mudmoon18
Valued Contributor
+5
Sales Manager
Taking a 5 minute break to play legos with my 3 year old? Way better than talking to Shannon in the kitchen about the Bachelorette.
TennisandSales
Catalyst
+5
Enterprise Account Executive
I have a 2 year old and a 4 year old. WFH home has been awesome. I block an hour for lunch ever day and we get to eat together every day. I am lucky that my wife stays home with the kids, but I try to end my days early and just be super intentional about what im doing while im working so I dont have to work longer than I want.Β 
youKNOW
Politicker
+7
Sales Manager
WAY LESS PRODUCTIVE.Β 


Luckily I didn't have to stay home that long, and we were able to get our kid in to a school that didn't get shut down.Β 

But yeah..for me...it f*cking sucked. Call me weird but it helps being in the office.Β 
NoSuperhero
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BDR
I've longed to work from home for SOOOO long, I truly don't see myself going back completely to the ''norm'' from 2 years ago.Β 
fuzzy
Notable Contributor
+21
CMO (Chief Meme Officer)
I put Echo Glows in strategic places in my house to tell people not to bother me. It’s both for me. The office actually tends to be a distraction for me because so many people want to catch up or get me on some other shit I don’t need to focus on.
Beans
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+8
Account Executive
Not a parent, however I can see the struggle from teammates.
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