Get to Know the BlueCrew Dreamers – Connor G.

July 29, 2016 | By

Building·The·Dream noun: The collective passion, ethic, vision, and set of values channeled by a group to achieve a common goal of being extraordinary.

Name: Connor Gregory
Title: Business Development Representative
Where did you grow up? Winchester, MA. Just a regular Winchester Sachem.

Two truths & a lie:
1. I am a Massachusetts State Champion wrestler
2. I get sea sick
3. I hate the winter months

What have you learned in your time at BlueConic – about startups, about your role, about your team, about yourself?
A: I’ve learned that having a good attitude every day is the best way to handle a stressful job.

What has challenged you the most? How did you deal (or are you dealing) with that challenge?
A: My biggest challenge was perfecting the cold call. It’s a completely different dynamic than a warm call and it takes a lot of trial and error to perfect the cold call.

If you could change one thing about your time here so far, what would it be?
A: I wish that I started earlier.

What’s your advice to the newest members of the Crew (if you’ve been here) OR what was your acclimation to BlueConic like (for the newer folks)?
A: Some days are harder than others. Only way to come back from a tough day is to get back on the phone and keep pumping your legs.

Why are you at BlueConic – what was it about your interview that you remember and made you want to be here? What keeps you here?
A: The excitement of having a challenging job with a lot of upward mobility. It was clear when I was in the interview with Kevin and Cory that they didn’t come here to play any games. It was something I wanted to be a part of.

In the near and middle term, what are you focused on? What would you like to do that you aren’t or haven’t been able to do?
A: I want to be able to handle every part of the sales process. I want to eventually running complete demos flawlessly.

What is your favorite BlueConic product feature?
A: The Sun Burst

What is your proudest moment at BlueConic?
A: Hearing the news that (one of my favorite companies) reached back out to us after exploring our website.

What would others be surprised to learn about BC/your job?
A: That half the Boston office is Dutch.

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Favorite sports team:
A: Patriots

Favorite quote/motto:
A: “You can’t teach hustle.”

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What is something on your bucket list?
A: To backpack another continent

Who is your biggest hero?
1. Tom Brady
2. Randy Orton
3. Stephen Colbert

Nickname:
A: JGL

What did you want to grow up to be when you were younger?
A: I wanted to be a politician.

Happy Friday!

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