CadenceCombat
Account Executive
10+ years in sales
Joined January 2021
7,567
Lifetime Commission Earned
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About
SaaS Sales Savage with foot-in-mouth disease
Products I've sold
Supply Chain Data Management Software
Telecommunications
Conversational Customer Engagement Software
Automotive
Survey Software
Departments I've sold into
HR / Recruiting
Regulatory Compliance
Supply Chain
HR
Marketing
Operations
Purchasing
Sales roles I've held
Sales Team Lead
SDR (Sales Development Rep)
AM (Account Manager)
Sales Manager (SMB)
AE (Account Executive)
Stages of companies I've sold for
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Tycoon
Arsonist
Politicker
Big Shot
Valued Contributor
Acclaimed Answer
Executive
Catalyst
Opinionated
Contributor
Praised Answer
Member
Fire Starter
Good Citizen
Posts
12
What creative liberties do you enjoy most within a sales role?
Question
9
Is ‘creativity’ a requirement for sales?
+145
harebrained ,   Flippinghubs ,   Jewcan_Sam81   and 145 people voted
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28
Secret about burn out
Discussion
30
24
1,000+ Commission Redemption Testimonials
Question
49
What did you redeem for 1,000+ commish?
xe
+84
countingmyinterest ,   ADudeBeingAGuy ,   xetine   and 84 people voted
16
Recruiters, why do you no-show?
Question
23
14
Bilingual Software Sales - English & French [Advice Needed]
Advice
14
37
Bravado App vs Web Browser
Discussion
41
Do you mostly use the Bravado App or Web version?
+119
breezyboiii ,   nancyz ,   Savagedoge   and 119 people voted
31
Double vaxxed and waxed, baby.
Question
58
Is it inappropriate to include your vaccine status in your resume?
+143
TheSolicitorGeneral ,   xxx ,   sugardaddy   and 143 people voted
16
Unethical Pro Sales Tips
Advice
25
42
ADHD + Sales
Discussion
66
17
Online Dating - Colleague Match
Question
33
You’re single and see a colleague in an online dating app that you are attracted to…
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+87
salesreptile ,   AnchorPoint ,   Beasthouse   and 87 people voted
13
Corp o’clock - First Leaderboard Prize Redemption
Discussion
6
9
Resume Headshot - Version 2.0
Discussion
15
As a hiring manager, how would you react to receiving a headshot of David Schwimmer?
yu
+25
yumsdr ,   No_ty ,   Feds_Watchin   and 25 people voted
10
What is the most debilitating INTERNAL obstacle you have to deal with in your company?
Question
11
9
Office Power Moves
Discussion
14
How would you feel if your boss tried to pull this off?
+28
No_ty ,   looper1010 ,   softwaresails   and 28 people voted
18
Poll Integrity - Suggestion
Discussion
19
10
Unpopular Opinion: Leaderboards generally incentivizes quantity over quality
Discussion
10
Leaderboard (current functionality)
+40
cw95 ,   No_ty ,   jwils   and 40 people voted
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19
Cycling Enthusiasts - What do you ride?
Question
26
What kind of bike do you ride? [why & tips in the comments]
+55
No_ty ,   looper1010 ,   hauru.sales   and 55 people voted
9
Cycling vs Peloton / Spin Class
Discussion
16
7
Whatever It Takes
Discussion
5
5
Question for Sales Managers / Team Leaders
Question
8
19
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met in person?
Question
101
8
Downvote Threshold
Discussion
23
4
How does your company handle Early Contract Termination?
Question
4
Contract Policy - Early Termination
+26
SlinginSoftware ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   JuicyKlay   and 26 people voted
6
I told you so
Discussion
7
7
Do you prioritize sleep?
Question
12
How much sleep do you get on average per night?
+42
SmallySmalls ,   ThomasRCallahanIII ,   verbalzzzzzz   and 42 people voted
4
Contract Red Lines
Discussion
9
4
Uplift Clause
Question
1
Does your company have an uplift clause in customer contracts?
+24
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   JuicyKlay   and 24 people voted
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5
What did you want to be before becoming a sales person?
Question
10
4
Haggling as a Customer
Question
8
8
Resume - Headshot or No Headshot?
Question
26
What’s your opinion on including a headshot on your resume?
No
+64
NoHeadaches ,   Stratifyz ,   NativeNewYorker   and 64 people voted
3
Industry Jargon
Question
7
4
Selling to Sales People
Discussion
9
9
Q1 Success Stories
Discussion
11
10
Stolen Deals
Question
24
Did you ever have a colleague steal a deal from you or try to steal a deal?
+68
cw95 ,   OldDirty_SaaStrd ,   GrizzleMcThornBody   and 68 people voted
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4
Corporate Speak
Question
11
Is there always a gap between reality and company narrative / outlook?
+30
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   BCD   and 30 people voted
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10
Sales & Dating
Discussion
6
5
Tenure - Looking for advice
Question
7
What should I prioritize?
+21
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   TheRealTommyCallahan   and 21 people voted
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5
Morning Routine
Discussion
45
3
Mirroring
Discussion
2
Do you consciously use mirroring in your sales process?
+6
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   BCD   and 6 people voted
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17
Bravado CoD Warzone Tourney?
Question
36
Would you want a CoD Warzone tourney for the Bravado War Room?
+134
cw95 ,   privateryan ,   TheLaughingWolf   and 134 people voted
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2
Sales Consulting - Poll & Discussion
Discussion
3
Have you done professional sales consulting for a company?
+25
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   BCD   and 25 people voted
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11
CadenceCombat's Reignite Tip
Discussion
17
Does your company allocate budget to Sales to warm up prospects?
+38
cw95 ,   Lumbergh ,   verbalzzzzzz   and 38 people voted
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8
Low on Cyan
Discussion
5
5
SDR to AE Ratio
Discussion
14
Ideal SDR to AE ratio
sa
+61
Beans ,   saasmuch ,   cw95   and 61 people voted
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2
Split Commission Deals
Question
8
Does your company enable split-commission deals?
+26
cw95 ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   TheRealTommyCallahan   and 26 people voted
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1
Delinquent Prospects / Customers
Discussion
9
6
Covid-19 Pivot
Discussion
7
Did your company pivot due to Covid-19?
+11
cw95 ,   Gyro25 ,   OldDirty_SaaStrd   and 11 people voted
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14
Physical appearance / Presentation
Discussion
37
3
Best Performing Quarter
Discussion
6
Best quarter to close deals
+30
cw95 ,   uncorpse ,   aiko   and 30 people voted
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30
Rage Quitting
Discussion
79
Have you ever rage quit your job?
+210
cw95 ,   DBook ,   uncorpse   and 210 people voted
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14
Any Formula 1 Racing fans in here?
Question
25
Are you a Formula 1 Racing fan?
Bu
+28
poweredbycaffeine ,   WomenWantMeFishFearMe ,   BusterMcDialRipper   and 28 people voted
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4
You get a car
Discussion
32
5
Meditation
Discussion
14
3
Favourite Power Suit
Discussion
14
Do you have a power suit you like to wear for on-site meetings?
+8
cw95 ,   KingofGIF ,   uncorpse   and 8 people voted
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3
Have you ever blown up on your boss?
Question
10
12
Employment Complacency - Poll
Question
20
Approximately, when do you start to get complacent with a job / employer?
sl
+101
verbalzzzzzz ,   BCD ,   slybacon93   and 101 people voted
16
Bravado VS Reddit
Discussion
18
3
Renewal Pipeline
Question
9
As a sales person, do you manage a renewal pipeline?
+27
cw95 ,   uncorpse ,   verbalzzzzzz   and 27 people voted
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0
Golf - Worthy career investment?
Question
8
Do you try to leverage Golfing for increased networking and business opportunities?
+26
cw95 ,   uncorpse ,   verbalzzzzzz   and 26 people voted
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2
Small Company Problems
Question
16
Is there really such a thing as 'small company problems'?
+8
cw95 ,   CuriousFox ,   UserNotFound   and 8 people voted
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4
Are there any Marketing metrics you care about?
Question
18
1
Sales Performance Reviews
Question
7
Do you have a formal performance review process?
de
+37
deathbysales ,   cw95 ,   Timrael   and 37 people voted
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5
"How did you get my contact info?"
Discussion
12
What's your approach to navigate this?
+32
uncorpse ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   TheRealTommyCallahan   and 32 people voted
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1
Phone Number Spoofing
Discussion
7
Do you use a dialer that spoofs your phone number?
de
+27
desmaj63 ,   uncorpse ,   verbalzzzzzz   and 27 people voted
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1
Toastmasters
Discussion
10
2
Startup VS Enterprise
Discussion
3
Preferred company type/size for employment
Ci gg
+26
Cipher ,   ggd1002 ,   uncorpse   and 26 people voted
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2
Account Executive - Prospecting Poll
Discussion
13
As an Account Executive, how much prospecting do you do?
+49
secks ,   okaysalesman ,   MemeStonks   and 49 people voted
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1
Outsourced Lead Gen
Discussion
5
7
Reward Redemption
Discussion
32
2
BDR Backroom Deals
Discussion
9
Have you dealt with BDR politics for quality leads?
Co
+7
uncorpse ,   CommissionVampire ,   aiko   and 7 people voted
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28
Women in Sales
Discussion
45
2
WR Badges - Inquiry
Question
3
4
Recruiters: Useful or Useless?
Question
10
Do you use recruiters when job hunting?
Bo
+6
TheOverTaker ,   Bobclay ,   CuriousFox   and 6 people voted
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4
Lack of Social Proof
Question
3
3
Glassdoor - Employee Reviews
Discussion
8
4
Interview Blunders
Discussion
1
2
How do you quantify pain?
Question
1
8
How do you navigate linguistic barriers?
Question
12
1
Product Team and Sales
Discussion
8
9
Base Salary Poll
Question
21
What is your base salary currently?
Bo
+101
LandandExpand ,   Boudreaux ,   Corpslovechild   and 101 people voted
3
Cadence Touchpoints
Discussion
5
How many touchpoints do you incorporate into your cadences?
Ae
+38
ventox35 ,   AessK ,   Ace   and 38 people voted
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2
Government VS Private Sector Clients
Discussion
6
1
Sales Ops - PSA
Discussion
4
1
Pet Peeves - Clients
Discussion
10
1
Cover Letter - Yay or Nay?
Question
5
Do you always include a cover letter with your job applications?
se No
+23
sellit ,   NoHeadaches ,   uncorpse   and 23 people voted
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2
Have you ever had a deal jeopardized by another department?
Question
6
Has another department ever jeopardized one of your deals?
+17
uncorpse ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   TheRealTommyCallahan   and 17 people voted
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15
Do you work on weekends?
Question
37
Do you work on weekends?
se li
+94
BadColdCaller ,   sellingsellssold ,   linkedinconnectmaster   and 94 people voted
2
Have you ever called out another sales person?
Question
5
1
Cultural differences in doing business
Question
3
2
Maximum # of Stakeholders?
Question
2
6
What are your favourite Sales-Centric Films?
Question
16
2
Do you share your sales insights or keep them closely guarded?
Question
3
3
Let's talk Car Sales
Discussion
4
Have you ever sold cars before?
+4
willyR ,   verbalzzzzzz ,   TheRealTommyCallahan   and 4 people voted
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5
Gong.io - Thoughts / Competitors?
Question
50
5
Best Resource(s) for Job Hunting
Discussion
26
What’s your main resource for job hunting?
sa ne
+38
Justatitle ,   saasmuch ,   newsalesguy14   and 38 people voted
5
Do you hate Marketing?
Question
24
Do you hate Marketing?
+44
NeildeSaaSTyson ,   Werkzeug ,   Ricochet   and 44 people voted
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3
Sales Process Pet Peeves
Discussion
6
Are there sales pet peeves that annoy you?
+9
alecabral ,   CuriousFox ,   Prunetracey   and 9 people voted
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5
AE to Sales Director
Discussion
18
Are you striving to end up in a leadership role?
An
+19
CastleIsland ,   Do.it.for.the.checks ,   AnotherAE244   and 19 people voted
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