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Re: Stories that Coach: You Might as Well Go Fishing

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  • savitrica
    How intelligent!! I liked it. Savitri ... at a ... biggest store ... I was a ... and I ll ... 5:00p.m came ... you make ... sales a day. ... said the ... fish
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      How intelligent!!
      I liked it.

      --- In lovingpurelove@yahoogroups.com, "ixjaguarlight"
      <ixjaguarlight@y...> wrote:
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > You Might as Well Go Fishing
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > A keen immigrant Indian marwari lad applied for a salesman's job
      at a
      > London's premier downtown department store. In fact it was the
      biggest store
      > in the world - you could get anything there.
      > The boss asked him, "Have you ever been a salesman before?" "Yes,
      I was a
      > salesman in Rajasthan", said the lad.
      > The boss liked the cut of him and said, "You can start tomorrow
      and I'll
      > come and see you."
      > The day was long and arduous for the young man, but finally
      5:00p.m came
      > around. The boss duly fronted up and asked, "How many sales did
      you make
      > today?"
      > "One" said the young salesman.
      > "Only one?" blurted the boss. "Most of my staff make 20 or 30
      sales a day.
      > How much was the sale worth?
      > "Three hundred thousand, three hundred and thirty four pounds"
      said the
      > young marwari.
      > "How did you manage that?" asked the flabbergasted boss.
      > "Well," said the salesman "This man came in and I sold him a small
      > hook, then a medium hook and finally a really large hook. Then I
      sold him a
      > small fishing line, a medium one and a huge big one. I asked him
      where he
      > was going fishing and he said down the coast. I said he would
      probably need
      > a boat, so I took him down to the boat department and sold him
      that twenty
      > foot schooner with the twin engines.
      > Then he said his Volkswagon probably wouldn't be able to pull it,
      so I took
      > him to the car department and sold him the new SUV." The boss took
      two steps
      > back and asked in astonishment, "You sold all that to a guy who
      came in for
      > a fish hook."
      > "No" answered the salesman, "He came in to buy a box of Sanitary
      napkins and
      > I said to him, "As it is Your weekend, you might as well go
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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