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Old 11-08-2016, 09:41 AM   #11
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Thanks John! I appreciate the word of support on the concept! I was really nervous rolling the changes out tonight, but we actually made a lot more on sales simply by clamping down a bit... best part is that nobody got mad and people actually seem to have taken the hint and started buying things.
You catch more flies with honey than vinegar

 
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You catch more flies with honey than vinegar
Many businesses no longer exist because they gave away too much honey ....

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Old 11-08-2016, 04:38 PM   #13
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Many businesses no longer exist because they gave away too much honey ....
I agree but my comment was more towards his attitude. He simply changed his policies in a more or less polite manner rather than getting crappy with the people who were coming. If he'd done that they would've been less likely to come back and they'd be telling their friends about it, hurting future business.

 
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