Monday, October 17, 2005

60, not 25, 30 or 40

My Sales Staff had a goal these past 5 business days. 400 appointments out of 5000 businesses to come to a 1/2 hour marketing presentation of which there were 16 different times available over the next 3 days. The Goal for each person was to set 40 appointments, that's only 8 per day. Some of us wanted to be above average. I set 60. Some did as little as 20. Why? Well some were not able to participate every day for 8 hours of telephone calls each day. So What, I say. I missed the first 5 1/2 hours and then set 15 in 2 1/2 hours.

Do what you need to do, not just what is expected of you. As one of my managers says, " Don't let our goals hold you back!"

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3 comments:

levere said...

Hello ScLoHo,

Hmmm...fancy that a search for avoid bankruptcy brought me to your blog. Hah! Maybe our stars are aligned tonight :)

May not be the exact infomation on avoid bankruptcy ...but am glad to have dropped by. Your post on 60, not 25, 30 or 40 makes an intersting read.
ScLoHo, keep up the nice work on the blogs. Cheers and all the best!!

Peteso said...

Hi there ScLoHo... Look where I landed searching for info on bankruptcy alternatives. But since Im here... I thought I'd just stop by and read... I found your post "60, not 25, 30 or 40" kinda interesting.
Do you always write that way?
I guess I'd better be on my way as I still need stuff on bankruptcy alternatives for my project.
Thanks for a good read ScLoHo ...and keep doing all the great blogs. Cheers.

Nuovo111 said...

Hiya ScLoHo,
Didnt know searching on the net for bankruptcy law would bring me here. But hey... reading your post "60, not 25, 30 or 40" was entertaining.
While it may not be exactly related to bankruptcy law, it was nevertheless a pleasure to have visited your blog. That's the beauty of the internet.. u just dont know what you will find at the next corner.
ScLoHo, its been great to visit your blog...do keep blogging and continue to make the web a more interesting place..cheers mate