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paddy
Director of Business Development
Los Angeles, CA, United States
4 years in sales
Joined January 2021
17,372
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About
Banned from LinkedIn, Hinge, Robinhood, and soon the War Room. Kahlua advocate and renegade sales rep slingin' software since '16. #BartTime
Products I've sold
Myself
Content Storage Management
Cloud Storage
Lead Management Software
Departments I've sold into
Operations
bedroom
sex
Marketing & Sales
Engineering Software
Sales
Marketing
IT
Sales roles I've held
SDR (Sales Development Rep)
AE (Account Executive)
Regional Sales Executive
Stages of companies I've sold for
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WR Officer
Arsonist
Politicker
Acclaimed Answer
Catalyst
Valued Contributor
Opinionated
Member
Praised Answer
Contributor
Fire Starter
Good Citizen
Posts
7
Paddy is finally getting his own SDR
Discussion
5
10
7 Steps to Avoiding the IRS: πŸš€πŸš€
Discussion
13
20
Hi, Elizabeth Holmes here, AMA!
Discussion
29
5
My company is hiring an SDR in the Los Angeles Area
Discussion
12
20
Quick -- Everyone post a nude, Bravado is on vacation!
Discussion
49
11
The 12 Days of Salesmas
Discussion
11
9
4 Things Cats Can Do That HR Can't
Discussion
22
19
Turtleneck Sweater with Blazer
Discussion
30
9
Why You Shouldn't Ask to be Reimbursed
Discussion
24
15
Why You Should Be Tipping Your CEO with Money - A Response to Dan Price
Discussion
26
13
Anti-gift Ideas - Suggestions Requested
Advice
24
20
'Twas the Night before Salesmas...
Discussion
30
11
"Data Driven Decision Making"
Discussion
11
How hard?
Ra in AB
+96
RainbowShardUranie , Β  indiedog , Β  ABX Β  and 96 people voted
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20
Do you trust C-Levels named Jeff?
Question
50
23
An SDR Ghosted me today
Advice
30
14
Is anyone here a doctor...?
Discussion
25
14
Have you taken a client/prospect to a strip club?
Discussion
28
Have you taken clients/prospects to strip clubs?
Mo pr Ph
+137
MoochiePoochie , Β  procurementdevil , Β  PhlipOut Β  and 137 people voted
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13
Prospecting on a Friday
Advice
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26
Abolish the income tax
Question
56
21
Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $130k to the CEO department
This deal only took 5 years off of my life and a $2,000 dinner bill (expensed baby) to get him to sign with us. The amount of chain smoking and drinking I did to make this happen was unparalleled but t...
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Fe se Je
+16
9
Office Sex Toys
Discussion
10
29
Hi, Paddy here...
Advice
55
10
Need advice...
Advice
18
11
Helicoptering my penis on Zoom. Yay or Nay?
Discussion
14
19
Squid Game
Question
34
18
List of things you'd rather do than listen to Gary V for 5 minutes...
Discussion
41
46
The 2020 election was stolen from Trump
Discussion
61
43
Sex with a prospect?
Advice
57
13
Anyone going to InsureTech Connect in Vegas?
Question
16
45
"LEtS pArTNeR aND ReFER BusINESs tO EaCH OtheR"
Discussion
43
28
Colleague told on me for drinking beers at my desk
Question
32
13
Degrading ideas for my intern armada
Advice
16
21
Why does Denver suck?
Discussion
40
25
can someone help me with a sale
Question
37
14
Selling to People in Distress: Hurricane Edition
Discussion
20
25
Why do pornstars make excellent sales reps?
Discussion
35
31
"Hey, Intern! Tilt the camera down, let me see your pants"
Discussion
46
27
Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $19k to the Sales & Marketing department
I closed this last week but started celebrating early and got too drunk so I forgot to update in here. It took me about 1 week from inbound demo request to close. This morning when we began to onboard,...
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Fe Pa Sw
+19
8
Sales Trainers -- How do you measure ROI for your services?
Question
23
22
Wednesday Inspiration -- this will FIRE you up
Discussion
34
21
Seamless.ai -- Serial Salespeople or Cereal Salespeople?
Discussion
34
18
WHY DOES THE HBO MAX APP FUCKING SUCK
Question
25
18
Cashews and Goldfish
Discussion
34
11
Snorting Cocaine off The Gartner Magic Quadrant
Discussion
19
Which corner do I celebrate off of?
cl Pr Gr
+116
clownbaby , Β  PrestoMocha , Β  Grant_Horun Β  and 116 people voted
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29
Interview Tips from Paddy
Advice
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6
I'm an Account Executive in Los Angeles. Ask Me Anything...
Discussion
21
34
Kevin from Gong: The True Story of a Professional Sales Tycoon Turned Dictator by Stephen King
Discussion
104
16
5 Ways to Keep HR Out of the Office
Discussion
28
26
"Okay, Boomer"
Advice
22
36
Why The Best Sales Reps Eat Ass
Discussion
61
20
The Sandler Pain Funnel is Bullshit
Discussion
16
19
The 12 most terrifying words in the English language...
Discussion
11
23
Tell me you're drunk at work in 57 words or less
Discussion
32
14
Best CRM?????????
Discussion
83
16
Having a sip of beer at lunch?
Advice
32
39
Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $10k
Met this dude at a conference. Owns and operates a call center and he had an immediate need for a call tracking/lead management system. I showed him my dick, threw him a biz card and signed the mofo in...
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Fe Wo Ki
+35
25
"Sell Me this Kahlua"
Discussion
42
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If you could shut down one company's LinkedIn account, who would it be, and why would it be Gong?
Discussion
67
21
Paddy's big conference - advice and banter (day 1)
Advice
23
10
Sandwich man got out of my liquor cabinet
Discussion
21
23
Rolling master list of people who should be tortured/killed (week 2)
Discussion
38
20
Paddy's fucking back
Discussion
28
20
The intern escaped my liquor cabinet
Question
21
49
Rolling master list of people who should be tortured/killed (week 1)
Discussion
114
41
"Best CRM???"
Discussion
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7
Anyone attending Affiliate Summit in New York next week?
Question
13
10
Shark Week
Question
13
10
Paddy KahluaHands -- it's Friday baby
Discussion
14
10
What's the women equivalent for "big dick energy"
Discussion
10
37
I'm going to ram my prospect's car today
Discussion
36
12
Have we run out of topics?
Discussion
8
18
Happy 4th fuckers
Question
11
27
"Your car's extended warranty"
Discussion
40
Torture methods
Ju gi Sl
+68
JuicyKlay , Β  girheakinna , Β  SlinginSoftware Β  and 68 people voted
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Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $200k to the Marketing & Sales department
Won't lie, this one fell right in my fucking lap. It was a referral from another client of ours and I had absolutely zero heavy lifting to do. They signed up for an enterprise bundle ($1k/month) but th...
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Fe Pa se
+13
23
Are there too many Canadians on Bravado?
Discussion
87
42
LI Sales Nav is a fucking ripoff
Discussion
76
27
The Kahlua man hasn't had a drink in 2 weeks
Discussion
32
11
My inbound leads are harder to convert
Discussion
16
27
Sex to closed deal ratio
Discussion
35
5
CONFERENCE SZN: What in-person conferences are you all attending?
Discussion
4
7
What kind of reporting is useful to individual contributors?
Question
8
22
Savage stories from the Bravado party?
Discussion
28
8
Any WR members sold to one another?
Question
13
17
Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $5k to the Marketing department
This was last week but forgot to post. Deal took 2 days. Inbound lead which was super chill, literally didn't have to do any discovery other than they "ok so why do you need this" and the need was met ...
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Fe Pa se
+9
15
Deal Story
paddy closed a deal for $16k to the Marketing department
This deal took only 2 weeks from prospect (thanks LinkedIn lol) to signing. Month to month contract has me weary but I'll take a quick win for Monday. The cool part is that he can refer a shit ton of c...
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Fe Pa se
+11
9
Russians and foosball
Discussion
17
11
Cocaine to software sales. Any advice?
Advice
14
14
Idea: Bravado News Feed
Discussion
13
12
Tell me you're drunk at work without telling me you're drunk at work
Discussion
23
8
How do you deal with a broken office printer?
Question
10
Broken printer?
Th iw Sa
+28
TheDeplorable , Β  iworkinchonies , Β  SalesPharaoh Β  and 28 people voted
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DoES aNYOnE HAvE ColD caLLINg ADvICe?
Advice
20
Current drink count?
cl Ho Na
+125
clownbaby , Β  Hotlead , Β  Naomi Β  and 125 people voted
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6
Shamu: Killer Whale or Killer Salesman?
Discussion
2
10
Anyone here fucked in the office?
Discussion
27
Office fucking?
cl Lu ai
+94
clownbaby , Β  LukeF , Β  aiko Β  and 94 people voted
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32
Reheating fish in the office punishment?
Discussion
53
Punishment?
ma sk Ex
+116
madfisher , Β  sketchysales , Β  Executioner Β  and 116 people voted
11
Anyone here put 'Bravado War Room Member' on their LinkedIn?
Question
8
17
Who here has jerked off at work (and where)?
Discussion
35
Anyone rubbed one out in the office?
th WC cl
+142
theweeknd , Β  WCK , Β  closingANDposing Β  and 142 people voted
9
Who wants to see an absurd post today?
Discussion
13
Absurd post today?
Ae Br Ho
+54
AessK , Β  Broncosfan , Β  Hotlead Β  and 54 people voted
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9
Bart Vanderhorst
Discussion
16
#BartTime ?
Ma SY Na
+59
MajorB , Β  SYNERGY , Β  Naomi Β  and 59 people voted
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37
Office Farts
Discussion
60
39
Unmasking members of the WR?
Discussion
117
8
Best method for vetting competitors far in the sales cycle?
Advice
9
13
Sorry for the shit posts
Discussion
9
16
How many beers deep is everyone right now?
Question
35
Friyay beers
Sa nr Me
+97
SaaSyBee , Β  nreskin , Β  Mehak Β  and 97 people voted
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-1
What's the best time for an office key bump?
Advice
6
tootskie?
Mo Bi WC
+20
MoochiePoochie , Β  BigCheese , Β  WCK Β  and 20 people voted
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9
My office downgraded to 1 ply toilet paper. Should I be concerned?
Discussion
21
Is 1 ply a cause for concern?
Mo Ba Sa
+51
MoochiePoochie , Β  Basicbitch , Β  SaaSMaster Β  and 51 people voted
33
Need Office Karaoke Song Recs
Question
70
7
Anyone on here used a debt relief program?
Advice
11
6
Any current or former car sales reps in here?
Advice
8
7
Do cigarettes make your fingers dial faster?
Discussion
10
Cigs and Dials?
Mo Ch Ho
+28
MoochiePoochie , Β  ChicagoCloser1717 , Β  Hotlead Β  and 28 people voted
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32
Shorts on an airplane?
Discussion
48
Shorts on an airplane?
yo PI Mo
+159
youngsmoky , Β  PIPdawg , Β  MoochiePoochie Β  and 159 people voted
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9
Employee Fight Nights
Discussion
13
Should there be employee fight nights?
Mo Ho Na
+41
MoochiePoochie , Β  Hotlead , Β  Naomi Β  and 41 people voted
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6
Awkward Elevator Rides
Discussion
15
Elevator Habit?
Su ve BC
+31
Sunset , Β  verbalzzzzzz , Β  BCD Β  and 31 people voted
7
Yeah sex is cool but have u ever...
Discussion
11
28
Thoughts on the blazer with plain t-shirt look?
Discussion
35
Blazer versus the suit
yo Up Ja
+224
youngsmoky , Β  UpdatingSalesforce , Β  JaySaastby Β  and 224 people voted
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7
How do we get our commish exchange?
Question
4
25
The Sales Reps Diet
Discussion
35
14
Prospecting on Monday
Question
14
22
Comment your best Friday beer
Discussion
36
8
How does Bravado make money
Question
12
15
Taking calls from the toilet
Discussion
26
Is taking calls from the toilet acceptable?
Sa al Me
+91
SaaS_Man , Β  alecabral , Β  Mehak Β  and 91 people voted
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5
Movie Idea - Mark Hanna
Advice
8
20
Top douche on LinkedIn?
Question
50
Top LinkedIn Douche
sk Fe Fi
+135
skyhawk , Β  Fenderbaum , Β  FireSquirtle Β  and 135 people voted
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9
Dan Price on LinkedIn
Discussion
16
5
Morning High Fives
Question
5
How many people in the office should you high five before 9am?
In Mo Ho
+26
InQ5WeTrust , Β  MoochiePoochie , Β  Hotlead Β  and 26 people voted
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5
Do I publicly humiliate?
Advice
11
3
Biggest Deal Closed from a Cold Call?
Question
1
9
Lunch Beers Limit
Question
6
How many lunch beers is acceptable on a Friday
su Mo Ze
+33
sugardaddy , Β  MoochiePoochie , Β  Zeb Β  and 33 people voted
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10
Bathroom Breaks
Question
12
Optimal poop time?
Mo se Ba
+36
MoochiePoochie , Β  sellingsellssold , Β  Balloons4baboons Β  and 36 people voted
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8
Worst co-workers names?
Question
8
Worst Names
gg Ac BC
+30
ggd1002 , Β  Ace , Β  BCD Β  and 30 people voted
10
Cigarette Breaks
Question
4
Cigarette Breaks
Mo se Ac
+31
MoochiePoochie , Β  sellingsellssold , Β  Ace Β  and 31 people voted
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Follow Up Messages
Advice
1