Monthly Archives: January 2016
On the training course we had been indoctrinated into believing that Alpine were the best: even though they were expensive, the products were top notch and installed by the most professional fitters (who would turn up in super liveried vans, Read more ›
1974 I had a great run up to the second week in December ‘73, then it was as if somebody had thrown a switch and nobody was interested in my proposition anymore. The experienced Alpine salesmen said this always happened Read more ›
I went on a three-day training course. Days 1 and 2 were about products and pricing, and day 3 was about selling and canvassing. The fundamentals were that: if I knocked on doors (cold canvassed) for one hour I would Read more ›
A Glazing Insights video about meritocracy in the workplace To access the ‘blog & vlog‘ section in Advice, click here.
We got married in September 1973 and returned from our honeymoon (a week in a caravan in the New Forest) to the rooms above the shop: a mattress on the floor, a loo and a cold tap. It’s no Read more ›
A Glazing Insights video on knowing when to cut your losses! To access the ‘blog & vlog‘ section in Advice, click here.