Monday’s article, “How to be a Sales Rock Star in 2013” is probably going to be one of my most popular articles of 2012 even though it’s only going to have been published for one week at years end. If you haven’t read it, you may want to do so now to have it as a backdrop for this article. The United States has been ‘in business’ for a few hundred years and has weathered hurricanes, earthquakes, the Great Depression, wars, etc. Many have died, but some ended up better off than before the catastrophe occurred. Every time I turn on the news, I’m hearing that we are approaching a “Fiscal Cliff” and that people should worry. Respectfully, I don’t know how it will turn out and I don’t care, because I, for one, won’t die. I’ll use the opportunity to do what I do best and that’s definitely not ‘hunker down’ and prepare for bad times and interestingly, my sons, my clients, my closest associates aren’t hunkering down either. Each one of them is getting ready to have 2013 be they’re best year ever.
This came as a joke. Please read it. Then re-read the title. Then comment if you wish.
Distracted Driving Incident
This morning on the Interstate, I looked over to my left and there was a Woman In a brand new Cadillac
Doing 65 mph With her Face up next to her Rear view mirror Putting on her eyeliner
I looked away For a couple seconds… to continue shaving
And when I looked back she was Halfway over in my lane, Still working on that makeup.
As a man, I don’t scare easily. But she scared me so much; I had to put on my seat belt
and I dropped My electric shaver Which knocked The donut Out of my other hand.
In all The confusion of trying To straighten out the car Using my knees against The steering wheel,
It knocked My Cell Phone Away from my ear Which fell Into the coffee Between my legs!
Splashed, And burned Big John and the Twins, Ruined the damn phone,
Soaked my trousers, And disconnected an Important call.
Damn women drivers!
The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, delivers free meals and food stamps to over 46 million people.
I know that you expect me to tell you “How to be a Sales Rock Star in 2013“, but a client asked me to re-read “4 Steps to Metrics-Driven Sales Coaching“. Now, I already commented on Mark’s article, but I had a point that I wanted to emphasize.
I started writing this post 4 days ago, but found myself distracted by the killings at Sandy Hook. As a father, grandfather and former coach of youth sports, I felt that the world, as I know it, was violated. Is the world getting weirder?
I’m sitting in my recliner, minding my own business when I get this LinkedIn invitation.
Sarah Papachristos has indicated you are a Friend:
I have finally got around to being more active on LinkedIn and I would love to connect with you. I clicked connect on your name and I believe it sent an auto connect message. I know how much you don’t like those, so I am sending this message to make up for it!
Hope we can connect and chat about your awesome LinkedIn tips!
Talk to you soon,
Haha it would be! I didn’t realize that it automatically sends the connect message without letting me edit it. I am slowly learning…
Hope to see you at the Portsmouth HUG tomorrow!