Saturday, November 16, 2013

Sales Joke of the Day (November 16) The Hunt.

A salesman took his wife deer hunting for her first time.  He explained that the most important thing was to claim your kill immediately, before anyone else could.  After the instructions they each went off to their own hunting boxes and waited for deer.  Soon the salesman heard his wife's gun go off.  Keen to make sure she staked her claim to the kill, he rushed outside and found her involved in a bitter argument with another man.

"This is my kill," insisted the salesman's wife.  "I can prove I shot this animal!"

"Okay, lady," said the other man, realizing she wasn't going to back down.  "But do you mind if I take my saddle off your deer before you haul it away!"

Moral of the story.  True sales professionals know that in order to succeed at sales they must know exactly what they are hunting.  Losing focus and taking aim at random targets won't help you bag your quota.

"Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party."                       -      Jimmy Buffett