Chubby The Cabby
A Selling Maestro
the cabby - has what it takes to be successful
you ever gotten into a taxi that was dirty,
so much so you
were afraid to touch anything?
you ever gotten into a taxi and had to deal
with the driver's
you ever gotten into a taxi and the driver
English which made getting to your destination
we've all had these experiences.
a taxi experience that will make your day
and also serve
up a lesson on how to be successful in business.
Soling, one of my newsletter subscribers,
sent this to me
and I want to share it with you.
says, "I recently attended a national
conference in Chicago
Illinois. I live in a northern suburb of Chicago
and decided to
commute each day. I have a friend who lives
about 1 mile from the
convention center, so I decided to park my
car at his place and
walk to the convention hall.
second day, I was exhausted from being on
my feet and a
full day of meetings. So I decided to take
a cab back to my car.
It was a great decision!
as I got into the taxi I was greeted with
driver said, "welcome to my cab, you
just made the best choice of
your day, I speak English and I truly believe
in the power of
positive thinking and positive attitudes."
was instantly intrigued, not to mention not
so tired anymore.
The ride was quick, but I stayed and talked
to my driver for another
every question I asked, he had a well thought
He wasn't a driver, he was a salesman!
as I stepped into the cab, the driver began
sale for my next ride, without directly talking
it worked. I got his name and telephone number
side note on
the phone number, when I asked for his business
card, he told me
he doesn't have them because people just throw
them away. He told
me to get out my cell phone and he would wait
until I programmed
his name and number.
e-mail to me he said he hoped I would enjoy
and obviously I did.
recommends that if you're ever in Chicago,
give Chubby the
Cabby a call for your transportation - you'll
enjoy the ride!
Thanks Craig for sharing this with me. Here
are some of the
lessons I learned.
makes a difference!
with the problems up front - "I speak
positive in everything you do.
people to program your name and telephone
you're with them.
for the business.
next time I'm in Chicago I'm calling Chubby
got what it takes.
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