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November 2014

Sales Managers on the Road, Haiku Edition

I took a day trip to Southern California this week, to meet with a potential customer.  We were selected as one of the finalists to conduct an IT assessment, and we headed down to meet with the President and a few other executives.

Normally, my posts like this are more in the style of "and then I did this" but that seemed boring, so (for no reason) I decided to catalog the day's events in haiku format.  Hope you like it!

Which route to San Jose?

85 often beats 101

But Google map's red


I will use CLEAR card

Even though the lines are short

Keep your shoes on, sir


Soon call with Ghana

Hope I'm through security

The travel sales life


Three excited girls

Disney taping in LA

What to ask the star?


Bob Hope or Burbank?

Small airport by any name

Like SJC's past


Lunch with customer

Head says salad heart says beef

But no micro-brew


Please increase your quote

Surely a buying signal

Too early to cheer


Cruising Victory

Back to Burbank end of day

Porque no freeway?


TSA Pre-yeah!

But metal in my shoes-dang!

Barefoot after all


Computer pass fail

Board only with paper

Now low tech is best


Scotch on the rocks-nice

Peanuts make me think of Sean

Always brought him nuts


Town car takes me home

Another successful trip

Now rinse and repeat