Sunday Snapshot: Point of Pride


This was my grandfather’s Quota Buster trophy. He took great pride in it because he was painfully shy but was assigned to be a sales rep and CRUSHED it.

Never give up! Never surrender!

A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: A personally stunning achievement.



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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      Marian Allen

      January 14, 2024 at 11:18am

      They scared him, too. The company moved him out of town to their worst territory, and he had to make cold calls to hardware stores to persuade them to buy from his company. Three times, he turned their worst territory into their best territory, and they moved him and gave the one he had built up to a company pet. But he wasn’t excelling for them, he was excelling for himself. And he did.

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  1. acflory

    January 15, 2024 at 3:02am

    That takes true courage. I’d die a thousand deaths. Good on him.

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