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What part of your job makes your eye twitch?

Mine is collaborating on messaging for prospecting. I'll come to the table with something I like, is well-researched, and has a particular strategy only to have it ripped apart and replaced with messaging I think is absolutely terrible.


I'd imagine it's like if someone came into a log cabin I built and said, "hmm the walls in this place feel too rustic, let's paint them black instead."

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Justatitle
Politicker
+11
Senior AE
Dealing with legal and the deal desk. Literally every time I twitch and cringeΒ 
Telehealth_2the_Moon
Notable Contributor
+13
Director of Business Development
This. Its frustrating to spend months working on a deal and finally getting into contracting but it feels like you’re own legal team is working against you. I’m all for making sure companies dont get burned, but when the lawyers think they are there for more than that it turns into a slog. The only thing I’ve found that can sometimes help is asking β€œIs this something that will prevent a close?” everytime someone decides they don’t like the placement of a comma or whatever.
Justatitle
Politicker
+11
Senior AE
Tell me about it man, I’ve had legal delay a deal by a month over something stupid like how the LoL is listed (limit of liability) it just sucks when you feel like your on an island
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
I feel like sometimes they do they on purpose. If everything would just pass legal, it seems like theyΒ΄re not doing their job.
Sgt_Trollingham
Valued Contributor
+5
Business Development Director
This resonates with me, as we put together some very specific messaging for a campaign we were running on a subset of leads that came from one of our biggest clients. Marketing came in and ripped it to shreds... long story short, we should've left marketing out of it, as the campaign did nothing.Β 
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
Dealing with business owners who don't care about their employees.
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