Did anyone see the movie Monsters University? It’s a fun animated PIXAR movie. They always entertain. There’s a great quote in there as the OKs are going into at frat party: “We forgot to bring a hostess gift. We need some scented candles.”
It’s sad to me that the practice of never going to someone’s shindig empty handed is a dying art. I try to teach my own kiddos that it’s just rude to show up empty handed. Unfortunately 9 times out of 10 they return with their bag of chips or whatever they brought, feeling silly because no one else brought anything and they didn’t open it.
No matter which company you represent, chances are you have something in your product line that would be perfect to bring as little somethin’/somthin’ whenever you’re invited to attend an event. Why not make it your mission to bring back this respectful and thoughtful practice? Teach your downline and hosts the same thing. [Read more…] about Direct Sales Lessons Learned from Monsters University