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What's your degree in?

My office has degrees ranging from biology, to entrepreneurship, to economics.


So I'm curious, what did you get your degree in? Do you think it's helping you in your current role?

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CoorsKing
WR Officer
+11
King of the Coors Knights
Marketing. Lol. 
Broncosfan
Politicker
+5
Account Manager
Get out. <3
pitchandputt
Valued Contributor
+4
Account Executive
This triggered me
edu
Good Citizen
+2
SDR
Me too. I'm so sorry guys, I didn't know what I was doing... but now life is back on track. haha
Bi
Bitcorn
SDR
same. the easier softer way..
sales101
WR Officer
+6
Senior Account Executive
Economics- don't use it for work as such, but don't regret it.
Selichimorpha
Politicker
+7
Growth Executive
Mine is Econ too! Oddly enough I feel like it's helped me with prospecting as well as needs analysis, but aside from that it doesn't come into play very often. 
sales101
WR Officer
+6
Senior Account Executive
I probably don’t even realise I’m using it 😂
Definitley comes up in every day life though that’s for sure
Don_Ready
Politicker
+3
AE
Loved my Econ degree, has been helpful for dabbling into some operations tasks. 
Tres_Comas
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
Finance
WillSell4Commish
Opinionated
+3
VP of Deez
Samsies. Love the analytical side even if it doesn't contribute as heavily to sales. Understanding of the blood of a business helps see the real picture 
MrMotivation
Politicker
+4
Sales
I agree. I do appreciate that about having a finance degree as well. I think it made me a better listener as well. 
Rupert_Pupkin
Contributor
+2
Account Executive
Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management...yes you read that right.
beachNsales
Politicker
+3
Account Executive
Hospitality Admin with a concentration in Golf Enterprise Management. Was a golf pro for 10 years before sales. So happy to be out of that industry now. Where did you go to school?
Rupert_Pupkin
Contributor
+2
Account Executive
Methodist University down in NC, how about you?
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JDialz
Politicker
+5
COO
Political science. Yes, it has absolutely helped me in sales. 
Marketingpet
Politicker
+2
Partner Manager
I have 2 BA's, one in Communications, and one in Psychology. I also have an MBA .

I'd say they've all helped in their own way, but above and beyond the Psychology degree has played the biggest role. In interviews hiring people will always comment how that shows them I can read the read room better and look for non-verbal queues.
Soiboi
Politicker
+5
Account Executive, EIAS/Compliance
Marketing, why I make the sales messaging in my orgs :) 
HarryCaray
Notable Contributor
+14
Regional VP
B.S. in History
Captain_Q
Arsonist
+8
Sr. Account Executive
B.S. Marketing Management.  MBA in Strategic Marketing Management with a minor in Finance. 

Yes, 100% has allowed me to separate myself from the pack.
TheLoneGun
Praised Answer
+1
Extremely Rad Product Offloading Specialist
I was weighing the Strategic Marketing Management myself for my MBA.  Did you find you were noticeably more desired after completing?
Captain_Q
Arsonist
+8
Sr. Account Executive
It helped me get an immediate promotion at the company I was with, which also paid for the MBA.  So, that may have helped.   I was in BDE with a major IT distributor and was responsible for cross-selling consumer electronics into our core VARs, which is why I decide to focus on that.   It has definitely helped with roles after that too!
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jmoney
Good Citizen
Sr Channel Sales
No degree here. I tried a couple of times, some more successful than others and have considered going back - but for me, the ROI isn't there. I'm well into 6 figures with no loan debt. I hustled my way up and am the sole provider for my family and I'm pretty proud of that. 
MrMotivation
Politicker
+4
Sales
Dual major in finance and accounting. Awesome. 
1nbatopshotfan
Politicker
+5
Senior Director, Enterprise Technology
Business Econ paired with playing a division 1 sport. The sports stuff matters more. 
NativeNewYorker
Good Citizen
Vice President, Risk Advisor
Communications.  It was so long ago, I'd have to say.... no
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Senior Account Executive
Marketing and Management. I started off in communications but changed it after two years. 
salesninja
Opinionated
+3
VP
Sports management 
TheJohnDalyofSales
Valued Contributor
+3
SDR Manger
Kinesiology, and as you can probably guess it has zero help in sales. But that’s what makes sales great lol
Oz
Ozz
Politicker
+6
Account Executive
Chemical Engineering
CadenceCombat
Tycoon
+13
Account Executive
Video production 
CaneWolf
Politicker
+12
Call me what you want, just sign the damn contract
I think this is the first time in years where I've run into somebody in sales with a major I hadn't seen in the field before.
Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
MIne is in Sports Psychology and it's very helpful in sales
Icyveins
Opinionated
+5
Account Manager
Mechanical Engineering
Nikosuave
Opinionated
+3
Outside Sales Manager
Finance
TheLoneGun
Praised Answer
+1
Extremely Rad Product Offloading Specialist
BIDNESS
heronious
Good Citizen
+1
Senior Account Executive
BBA undeclared major baby.  Ima basic savage
Trinity
WR Officer
+7
BusDev
Undergrad: Marketing/Biology
nr
nreskin
Politicker
+3
Account Director
sports marketing and management lol
ItalianCombo
Strategic Accounts
Event Management - whoops
PeterSwan
Opinionated
+2
Business Development Manager
Management and organization
SgtSDR
WR Officer
+7
Business Development Representative
Management and entrepreneurship 
ti
timetovalue
Old School Bravo
Account Executive
Business Admin in Marketing.
CRMLord
Good Citizen
Business Development Representative
Hospitality Management 🤷🏼‍♀️
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