Larry Posted August 24, 2007 Share Posted August 24, 2007 > > A young guy from Minnesota moves to Florida and goes to a big > "everything under one roof" department store looking for a job. > > The Manager says, "Do you have any sales experience?" The kid says, > "Yeah. I was a salesman back in Minnesota." > > Well, the boss liked the kid and gave him the job. "You start tomorrow. > I'll come down after we close and see how you did." > > His first day on the job was rough, but he got through it. After the > store was locked up, the boss came down. "How many customers bought > something from you today?" > > The kid says, "One." > > The boss says, "Just one? Our sales people average 20 to 30 customers a > day. How much was the sale for?" > > The kid says "$101,237.65." > > The boss says "$101,237.65? What the heck did you sell?" > > > The kid says, "First, I sold him a small fishhook. > > > Then I sold him a medium fishhook. > > > Then I sold him a larger fishhook. > > > Then I sold him a new fishing rod. > > > Then I asked him where he was going fishing and he said down the coast, > so I told him he was going to need a boat, so we went down to the boat > department and I sold him a twin engine Chris Craft. Then he said he > didn't think his Honda Civic would pull it, so I took him down to the > automotive department and sold him that 4x4 Expedition." > > The boss said, "A guy came in here to buy a fishhook, and you sold him a > BOAT AND A TRUCK???!!!" > > The kid said, "No, the guy came in here to buy Tampons for his wife, > and I said, 'Dude, your weekend's shot, you should go fishing........" Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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