A salesman walks into the Doctor's office.
"I have the results of your test and I'm afraid you are going to die," says the doctor.
The salesman asks, "How long do I have to live?"
"Ten," replies the Doctor.
"What the heck does that mean?" asked the salesman. "Ten years? Ten months? Ten weeks? What?"
The Doctor simply replies, "Nine."
Moral of the story. True sales professionals realize that time is
their greatest asset. Everyone gets the same amount each day. Time
can't be bought, saved or sold. It can only be spent, invested or
wasted, one second at a time. How are you using your time today? Are
you making the most of it? Or are you just letting it slip through your
"For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what
happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and
eight of work." - Doug Larson