Ace
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Austin, TX, United States
6 years in sales
Joined January 2021
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Pricing doubt - Salesloft vs Outreach
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Deal Story
Ace closed a deal for $2k to the CXO department
Yes I know it's a very small ticket size, but I spent only 7 mins on this deal. So the CEO of this company reached out to me on Linkedin saying that he liked the website and is intrigued by the product...
Say congrats!
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Hiring a sales person!
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Deal Story
Ace closed a deal for $15k to the HR, Cxo departments
So we had this company on our free trial for 2 months. But they ended up using the product for 3 months for free and I asked them about converting to paid. They saw so much value in our product that th...
Say congrats!
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Outreach personalization
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Do you personalize your outreach depending on each client?
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El_Coyote , Β  majorgunner , Β  User1234567 Β  and 208 people voted
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Giving back to the community
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How do you give back?
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El_Coyote , Β  aiko , Β  Queenofsales Β  and 28 people voted
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Would you go back to college?
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College?
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Jagerb , Β  Mooney , Β  Broncosfan Β  and 419 people voted
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How does having a niche knowledge about the industry helps you in selling the product?
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What's worse than a Linkedin Influencer?
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Webinar
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What do you peeps think?
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Queenofsales , Β  privateryan , Β  BCD Β  and 28 people voted
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Documentation
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Do you document your processes to help a newbie with a smooth transition?
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Queenofsales , Β  privateryan , Β  SalesPharaoh Β  and 26 people voted
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Strategy vs Plan
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Would you rather strategize flexibly or stick to a plan?
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BenitoBlanco_ , Β  FarmingU , Β  ounceoz Β  and 26 people voted
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Note taking tools
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Which note taking tool do you use?
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Executioner , Β  SaaSsy , Β  Wolf11 Β  and 92 people voted
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Morning person VS Night Person
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When are you most productive?
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Queenofsales , Β  nreskin , Β  chinch32 Β  and 98 people voted
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What activities/rituals do you do to improve yourself?
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How involved are you in your company's sales strategies? Does your company take your feedback/opinions?
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How do you make decisions in your life?
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How do you make most decisions in your life? (Which way towards you lean most?)
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Queenofsales , Β  Mehak , Β  HappyMadison Β  and 106 people voted
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What's one practice of salespeople that really irritates you?
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How do you like to work?
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Work Scattered throughout a week VS 1 high performing day
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BCD , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  stanrym Β  and 30 people voted
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Do you think sales is a zero sum game?
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Do you think sales is a zero sum game?
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goose , Β  justatopproducer , Β  West Β  and 34 people voted
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What's the worst product (hardware or software) that you've ever encountered? (If you don't want to name them, you can describe)
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Have you ever sold a product to a client while representing one organization and then switched jobs and had to sell a different product to the same client again?
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SMB sales VS Enterprise sales
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What are they key differences? Which one would you prefer and why?
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tim131 , Β  Tdd , Β  DollDolly Β  and 153 people voted
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Talk to me about your hobby
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Would you rather be well-known or private?
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Would you rather be well-known or private?
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bendandsnack , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  stanrym Β  and 30 people voted
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Knowing what you know now, what would you sell if you had a choice and money wasn't an issue?
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Do you have a best friend at work?
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Do you have a best friend at work?
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sugardaddy , Β  friendlyginge , Β  verbalzzzzzz Β  and 24 people voted
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Competition at workplace?
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Are you all for a competition among salespeople?
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bendandsnack , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD Β  and 22 people voted
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Consultant VS Internal
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What do you think?
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BCD , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  antiASKHOLE Β  and 16 people voted
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Did your political view ever hamper your sales?
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Did your political view ever hamper your sales?
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David_Warran , Β  Mehak , Β  StillinDebt Β  and 108 people voted
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SaaS integrations
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Would you work in same company as your wife/gf or husband/bf?
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Would you work in same company as your wife/gf?
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bendandsnack , Β  friendlyginge , Β  Mehak Β  and 129 people voted
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Do you think salespeople make good CEOs?
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Do salespeople make good CEOs?
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pacman , Β  Artemis , Β  jwils Β  and 121 people voted
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Top down VS Bottom up
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What works best for you?
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Mooney , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  CadenceCombat Β  and 18 people voted
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What timezones are y'all from?
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What timezones are y'all from?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  CadenceCombat , Β  BCD Β  and 22 people voted
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How did you win an almost lost deal?
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All time fav TV show?
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Milk first or cereal first?
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Which one do you put first?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan Β  and 24 people voted
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What's your side hustle?
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Do you delay deals to hit the next quota?
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Do you delay deals to hit the next quota?
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AessK , Β  OpenKimono , Β  Tdd Β  and 277 people voted
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What is one absolute way to fuck up your chances at a sale prospect?
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Psychological Question - Do you think sales as a profession is good for your mental health?
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Is sales good for mental health?
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kiwiaussiecanuck , Β  Molly , Β  HappyMadison Β  and 173 people voted
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Do you pick up the check all the time when you go out with your prospect until closing? Or is it just the first time?
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How often do you pick up the check?
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CloudyWithAChanceOfQuota , Β  Kiona , Β  verbalzzzzzz Β  and 31 people voted
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When the going gets tough, what are your coping mechanisms?
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Flat Organization VS Hierarchy
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Which one do you prefer?
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ColdCallHotCoffee , Β  poweredbycaffeine , Β  sketchysales Β  and 52 people voted
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What are some of the leverages that you use from other depts for your sales tactics?
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While email outreaching, how far apart are your followups if the person doesn't respond?
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While email outreaching, how far apart are your followups if the person doesn't respon
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Sniper , Β  FeedTheKids , Β  beermoney Β  and 24 people voted
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Which smart watch?
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Which smartwatch do you prefer?
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pacman , Β  Artemis , Β  SaaSKicker1000 Β  and 75 people voted
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How is your outreach breakdown?
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How is the internal communication in your org?
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How is the communication?
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CastleIsland , Β  BCD , Β  verbalzzzzzz Β  and 19 people voted
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If you had a time machine, what advice would you give to your younger self about sales?
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Does a good PR effort from your org help you sell better?
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Does PR help?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan Β  and 21 people voted
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What's 1 most useless thing salespeople do?
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Are there any SalePeeps who dabble in customer retention? If yes, what are your retention strategies?
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Are you a winter person or a Summer person?
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Which one are you?
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FlowerPower , Β  SaleingAway , Β  MrPotter Β  and 91 people voted
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(Hypothetical Scenario) If you had to take up another role in your org along with sales, which one would you go for?
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Help me out
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What would you do?
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TheIncarceration , Β  NoSuperhero , Β  Artemis Β  and 75 people voted
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Hiring questions
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Which one should I go for?
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CinderellaBoy , Β  Jaga , Β  privateryan Β  and 50 people voted
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How do you keep up with new things in sales?
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Any soccer fans in the house?
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Which one?
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HarryCaray , Β  privateryan , Β  Corpslovechild Β  and 60 people voted
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Are you a desktop person or a phone person?
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What kind of person are you?
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Oneder , Β  aiko , Β  doug Β  and 24 people voted
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Creating a referral program
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What referral program works best in your experience?
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JuicyKlay , Β  Rallier , Β  KnightKingORL Β  and 73 people voted
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What kind of gifts do you send your prospects to keep them hooked or to lean the deal your way?
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Weekend project - Rate my profile picture
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Rate my profile pic
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan Β  and 19 people voted
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Have you ever taken part in leadership summits or crash courses?
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Have leadership summits/crash courses helped you get better?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan Β  and 16 people voted
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How do you go about scoring warm leads?
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Cold places VS Hot places
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What's your ideal vacation spot if you had to choose just 1 from below
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Cash , Β  pacman , Β  Artemis Β  and 69 people voted
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If you had a magic wand, what's the 1 thing you'd change about sales?
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What's 1 thing that you do in sales that is unique to you?
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What's one tab that's always open while you're working? (Something that's a must need while you work)?
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Do you think the language you use during calls & demos (outside of the script) make a huge impact on your deals?
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Do you think you will ever get tired of Sales?
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Do you think you will ever get tired of Sales?
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salesbeard , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  CadenceCombat Β  and 17 people voted
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How long did it take for you to reach 1000 in WR Commish?
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What's your dream sales job, company and location?
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What genre of novels do you like?
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Have you ever lied to close a sale?
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Have you ever lied to close a sale?
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BadColdCaller , Β  thewhyguy , Β  eman Β  and 21 people voted
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Do you care about what you sell?
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Do you care?
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Gethy , Β  B2B , Β  HappyMadison Β  and 143 people voted
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Any marketing guys here? What is the best inbound strategy for SaaS companies?
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Any Linkin Park fans in the house?
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Meme sources
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Which site/app do you go to get your meme refill and chill?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  CadenceCombat , Β  BCD Β  and 28 people voted
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Is anyone here a contributor to any of the publications like Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune etc?
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Self help books?
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What do you think about self help books?
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BCD , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  CadenceCombat Β  and 17 people voted
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Talking sports?
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Talk sports during calls?
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sugardaddy , Β  DataSlangah , Β  Indakitchenwhippin Β  and 24 people voted
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Fav sitcom to kickback & relax?
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Which of these do you find most relaxing and/or funny? List more in the comments
Ha ha
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Oboy77 , Β  HappyMadison , Β  haveyouupdatedsalesforce Β  and 78 people voted
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WR Commission exchange request
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How many of you guys want to see some other things probably in the exchange?
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DungeonsNDemos , Β  SabertoothSales , Β  DrunkenArt Β  and 55 people voted
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Thought leadership?
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Thought leadership?
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BCD , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan Β  and 24 people voted
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How do you recharge at the end of everyday?
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Enterprise sale that takes too long to close VS Several small fast closing deals?
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Which one would you go for?
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ThomasRCallahanIII , Β  Beasthouse , Β  alecabral Β  and 49 people voted
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What's your favorite holiday destination that'll help you recharge if you spend just 1 week there?
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Did anyone use your commission to buy anything interesting?
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How many members are there in this forum? Just curious
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Direct me to your best sales memes!
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What are your daily & weekly rituals?
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How much % variable is dependent on you closing a sale?
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What are some of the unique, creative things your org does to keep you and the other employees happy?
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What's the biggest sale you've ever closed? And how long did it take?
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Best youtube channel for sales?
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Science based selling
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What's your best motivation story?
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Have you sold anything via WR yet?
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Give me your ONE best sales advice
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How can we leverage WR into other social medias?
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Covid exception question - Does taking prospects out for lunch/drinks improve chances of closing them?
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War Room feature requests
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Which cold approach has given you the highest ROI?
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SaaS Tradeshows?
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Which sale module?
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Which part of sales do you like the most?
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verbalzzzzzz , Β  TheRealTommyCallahan , Β  SADNES5 Β  and 26 people voted
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BRAINSTORM SESSION - What's your biggest sales challenge? (Upvote to bump)
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For a newly funded startup, if they want to hire a VP of sales/BD person. What things should they consider?
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Ideal demo time
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What's the ideal demo time?
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ndswz , Β  SaaSsy , Β  BCD Β  and 40 people voted
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How often should the follow ups be?
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What's your crazy zoom sales story?
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How important is organizational culture to sale strategies?
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What TV shows have taught you sales strategies about care to share?
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What are the some of the best cold-email templates that have worked for you?
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What do you think of this strategy?
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Since pandemic pushing everyone to wfh, many people are of the opinion that all aspects of businesses (at least for software) can be done remotely. How many of you still believe that persona touch goes a long way to close a sales deal?
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Which would you rather do?
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Cipher , Β  MichaelScottKnowsBest , Β  reallyintoblockchain Β  and 34 people voted
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Are you guys able to perform equally well with wfh or on site was better?
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If I had to follow someone on Twitter or LI for best advice on sales, who would it be?
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How do you keep yourself motivated under pressure? Yes, I've heard of the usual responses like "finding your why" & "aligning yourself", etc. But I just want to get to the meat of the solution. Are there any specific tactics you guys use to keep yourselves motivated?
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What's the best community (slack, LI or otherwise ) where you have gotten warm intros from?
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