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Which historical figure would make a great sales savage?

Rules are simple, they can't be salespeople themselves otherwise have at it.


My suggestion - The trust buster himself - Teddy Roosevelt


He's using his soft speech and big stick to beat through those gatekeepers and get the win.


They might not be willing to renew, but that's CS' problem.



It's Thursday I'm doing CRM cleaning and bored outta my skull. Inspiration taken from ο»Ώ@paddyο»Ώthat a little brevity is good now and then.

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CoorsKing
WR Officer
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King of the Coors Knights
Rockefeller or Alexander the Great.

you are going to get a lot of similar answers to this:Β https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/opinions-who-are-the-greatest-communicators-throughout-history
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+8
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Strong selections both, Alexander would be the solo rep that hits 300% target and the company fails to plug the gap when he jumps ship.Β 

My B on the similar vein, searched for greatest salesΒ  as one word etc and didn't spot.Β 
CoorsKing
WR Officer
+11
King of the Coors Knights
Haha all good! This is slightly different so I’ll give you a passΒ 
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
Britney Spears
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
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Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Now this is a hot take.Β 

Inspirational.Β 
RaymundoFlex
Opinionated
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AE
Lincolns use of stories, ability to relate, colloquialness, would make him a killer rep.Β  Read Team of Rivals if you have any doubt.Β  He'd be the soft spoken rep at Presidents Club pun intended
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
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Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Soft skills pay the bills - though he might have that one crazy rep try and snipe his deal.
Grant_Horun
Politicker
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Account Executive
Sun Tzu - If you have read "The Art of War," then you will know why
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
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Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Ah yes the supreme art of closing is to close without closing.Β 
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
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Account Executive
PT Barnum - a sucker is born every minute.

InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+8
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
These are the answers I was hoping for.Β 

People out here still paying for Microsoft dynamics after all.Β 
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
If we're talking numbers and quota.Β  He'd win hands down.Β  There are more suckers than intelligent decision makers :/
User1234567
Politicker
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User1234567
Trump
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
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Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Trust in the art of the deal and let the sales engineer and CS rep deal with the reality.Β 

Fair.Β 
Beans
Politicker
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Account Executive
MLK Jr.Β 
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
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Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Strong orators + EQ = strong discovery in coming.Β 
LordOfWar
Politicker
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Director
Basically any politician like Lincoln, Washington, etc. They sold the country on them being leader.
sales_pirate
Opinionated
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Sales Executive
I suppose all the dictators πŸ˜…
InQ5WeTrust
Arsonist
+8
Sales Savages, what is our profession? Trauma!
Wow this post was lameΒ 
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