“George is so forgetful,” the sales manager complained to his secretary. “It’s a wonder he can sell and I’m not sure he’ll even remember to come back.”
Just then the door flew open, and in bounced George.
“You’ll never guess what happened!” he shouted.
“While I was at lunch, I met Old Man Brown, who hasn’t bought anything from us for five years. Well, we got to talking and he gave me this half-million dollar order!”
“See,” sighed the sales manager to his secretary. “I told you he’d forget the sandwiches.”
- Five Mistakes to Avoid in Building Your Sales Force: Second in a Five Part Series (braveheartselling.com)
- Think Twice Before Promoting Your Best Salesperson (blogs.hbr.org)
- Young Entrepreneurs’ Tips For Becoming A Great Salesperson (grasshopper.com)