See What Others Don’t

See What Others Don’t

“I’ve got 1.45%, can you beat that?” Of course anyone who knows anything about this business knows 1.45% is super cheap. Probably too good to be true. It’s usually misdirection – make it look like like a great deal over here while you hide...
I couldn’t take his sales presentation any longer…

I couldn’t take his sales presentation any longer…

  This is an actual conversation I had with a sales “professional” the other day. We were looking for a new phone system and the guy was blabbing on about features that he’s telling me that I’m going to love.

 Stopping him in mid sales presentation… I asked him, “Do...

Giving $4,713.27 to the non-profit, they wanted more

  For Michelle, an FFUSA Sales Advisor, it all started with one merchant who selected a non-profit to receive Giveback. Then Michelle asked the merchant “Who else do you know who might like to see the non-profit benefit just like you?” Michelle got referrals. More and...
Faxing, it’s the new thing and it’s fast!

Faxing, it’s the new thing and it’s fast!

Hefting one more fax machine into the closet storage area, it looks like a technology graveyard in there. But at one time every piece in there had its place, each new piece faster and more effective than the last. But then it occurred to me, in everything I’ve seen...
Free Sushi Meets the Porcelain God

Free Sushi Meets the Porcelain God

Stumbling through the dark, in a foreign hotel room, I was desperately looking for the bathroom in the most serious way. Green around the gills was putting it lightly. As I heaved my guts out, and continued to do so until I nearly turned myself inside out, I realized...

Building the 1 weekend shed, in 6 weeks.

Sweating and cursing and shaking my head and wondering why I ever got myself into this project I realized that even though the guy at the store said, “It’s easy” he’s probably done it before, I hadn’t. I was wishing that I had an expert’s assistance to cut my time...

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