Legitimate Use of The F Word

This morning, my neighbor sent me an email with that subject line. He claimed that there were only 11 times in history where the "F" word has been considered acceptable for use.

Before I share the eleven, I'd like to suggest that the 12th one happened today. Remember this sales manager? He was hoping to get his team to 75% of June's quota by today. We talked. I made a couple of suggestions. He called at 1 today to report that his team was currently, right now, as of today at 150% of quota for June. Here's #12. If you want your team to excel, get the @#$% out of the way.

Here's the other eleven. 

11. "What the @#$% do you mean, we are sinking?" -- Capt. E.J. Smith of RMS Titanic, 1912

10. "What the @#$% was that?" -- Mayor Of Hiroshima, 1945

9. "Where did all those @#$%ing Indians come from?" -- George Custer, 1877

8. "Any @#$%ing idiot could understand that." -- Albert Einstein, 1938

7. "It does so @#$%ing look like her!" -- Picasso, 1926

6. "How the @#$% did you work that out?" -- Pythagoras, 126 BC

5. "You want WHAT on the @#$%ing ceiling?" -- Michelangelo, 1560

4. "Where the @#$% are we?" -- Amelia Earhart, 1937

3. "Scattered @#$%ing showers, my ass!" -- Noah, 4314 BC

2. "Aw c’mon Monica. Who the @#$% is going to find out?" -- Bill Clinton, 1998

1. "There is no @#$%ing way Trump will ever become President" -- Hilary Clinton 2016

BTW, if you're a sales manager, VP or run a company and you want to pick my brain for 15 minutes on how to up your team's performance, schedule it here.


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