And honestly, it’s work but it’s going great.
This isn’t a cathartic “my life is a struggle right now because of my dog post”. In all sincerity, this puppy has made pandemic life so much lighter. It’s all true what they say about dogs: they really are the ultimate companion. But I’m not going to lie, this puppy has been work, and has taught me a lot. It’s taught me a lot of discipline, the importance of healthy structure, and the essential “potty outside” command. Haha!
There are somethings I wish I had known from the get-go though.
And yes, I’m in tech sales. You guessed it.
And yes the money’s great. And yes the perks in tech are great. And yes its fast-paced and you learn a lot.
But no matter how much success I find in sales, I get little to no respect for being in sales.
Not that respect or approval from others matters. But it baffles me that such a grinding, relentlessly demanding job receives such little recognition from professionals in other areas.
Take a typical day for example — I make upwards of 50–70 phone calls. Lots of no pick ups. Lots of…
try your best, repeat.