World's Best Insurance Salesman
Sid Needham walked into an insurance office and asks for a
"We don't need anyone" the manager told him.
"You can't afford not to hire me. I can sell anything to
anyone, anytime, anywhere!"
"Well we have two prospects that none of our agents has been
able to sell. If you can sell just one, you have a job."
Ole Sid was gone about two hours, and returned and handed
them not one, but two checks, one for a $50,000.00 policy and
another or $100,000.00.
"How in the world did you do that?" they asked.
"I told you I'm the world's best salesman, I can sell
anything to anyone, any time any where!"
"OK. Did you get a urine sample?" the manager asked.
"What urine sample?" asked Sid.
"If you sell a policy over $49,999.00 the company requires a
urine sample. Here, take these two bottles and go back and
get urine samples."
Sid dashed out, thrilled with his success and eager to
complete the job. He was gone about 5 hours and they were
fixing to close when in he walks in with two five gallon
buckets, one in each hand. He sets the buckets down, and
reaches in his shirt pocket and produces two bottles of
urine, and sets them on the desk and says, "Here's Mr.
Swanson's and this one is Mr. Frieden's."
"That is good" they said, "but what is in those two
"Well, I passed by the Holiday Inn and they were having The
City Teachers Convention, so I stopped and sold them a group