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