I will have this article in two parts, one part today, and the other part will be published tomorrow, enjoy:
"I Remember the Sale"
By: Alexander Rothbard
The assignment slip gave a list of the streets (in a strange city, I asked a million questions as to how to reach my destination. During the first subway ride I kept thinking and planning how I was really going to sell Philip Morris.
I analyzed my approach, presentation and closing but still no sale. About 2:00 in the afternoon I hit low ebb--all the enthusiasm gone, my hopes and dreams shattered. All I could see was failure. The next stop was a tobacco shop. I must have looked at the store for 10 minutes, actually fearing another refusal. Well it had to be and I was desperate. I walked in and gave no introduction other than I was from the Philip Morris Company. (Continued Tomorrow)
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