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Old October 22, 2023, 09:11 PM
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Default A Socratic Question That Got THE IDIOT to Hire My Client

Thanks Gordon,

I was Asked to Help a lady close a sale for one of her Clients.

I needed a FAST way to get info.

So I THUNK a bit.

Then Called Her Prospect on The phone.

Spoke to a Receptionist or Secretary of This Building Contractor.


I said, "I Know Your Boss Went to School at Harvard. Am Calling to Ask for a Contribution to the "Harvard Review" Biz Magazine.


SHE SAID, "No, No. My Boss went to Stanford.

ME - "Oh My Mistake".


Yippee. Cha-Ching!

NOW I know the Guy went to Stanford.

I call up the Stanford University LIBRARY.

Have the Librarian Look Thru The CLASS YEARBOOK. And She FINDS The Man!

Write down The Names of some of his Friends.

College Professors.


I called back to Check if his Professors STILL TEACH there.

Got sent to The Administration Building.

Talked to a Lady in Charge.

Told her what I was doing.

She Said, "Sam Brooks?" I Remember that RASCAL! What is he doing now?
He was always Getting Drunk. Chasing girls. Getting in fights. Terrible Grades.
What mischief is he into?"

When I told her he was a Multi-Millionaire Owner of a Construction Company - she laughed and Laughed.

Said, "Please tell me the name so we Don't Hire them to Build anything on-campus. That man is an IDIOT."


We Rewrote My Friends Sales Presentation.

And "The Idiot" Said, YES.

So my Friend got the job.

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