Between Viking Sports, MyBike, and knocking on doors, I’ve worked with thousands of people. During the time, someone smarter than me pointed out that people fall into three categories- high maintenance, low maintenance, and no maintenance. Let’s go through them… High Maintenance– This is the person who needs supervision. They are a question asker, theyContinue reading “Being No Maintenance”
Building a team is such a hard thing to do. It took me years to get good at this skill. When I did door to door sales, the only way to get out of the “field” (the actual pounding the pavement to knock on doors) was to develop a team of sales people to sellContinue reading “Team Building is Hard”
When I started knocking on doors I thought I was going to breeze through the door to door training program and be rich. Believe me when I say, I have never been more wrong AND more poor in my entire life. I have volumes of stories that show my poorness, but for the sake ofContinue reading “A Door to Change”
When I was 23 years old I was in a 100% commission door to door sales pyramid scheme according to my parents, but I called it a Management Training Program. I kid you not when I say, it was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life and I would do it all overContinue reading “Door to Door Sales-Entrepreneurship Bootcamp”
When I was in college I craved attention. I dyed my hair blond, I’d go for runs topless in Boston wearing sky blue short soccer shorts to show off my specimen-esque physique. I had earrings for every occasion. I don’t know how I didn’t see it, but I was a cocky arrogant guy. Present dayContinue reading “The Biggest Challenge- Part two”
The moment I stepped into the door to door sales office for my first day of work, I knew I was destined for greatness. The only problem was that I god awful. That does not describe how unbelievably terrible I was knocking on doors and selling stuff. Mike was selling things everyday, this guy whoContinue reading “The Biggest Challenge- Part one”
Growing up, I loved winning. One thing people don’t realize about adult me, is that I am extremely competitive.
My two years of doing Door to door sales or Direct Marketing was the most invaluable experience of my entire life. It was like entrepreneurship boot camp. Those two years armed with essential business skills and developed life defining habits that I carry with me to this day. Instead of recounting the entire two yearContinue reading “Door to Door Sales- The Start of the Beginning”