The salesman…knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.
– Oscar Wilde
The ‘bosses’ are panicking. They’re going, ‘Oh, cut back, lose staff. That’s the way forward. That’ll save money.’ Will it? Who’s to say that hiring staff won’t save money in the long run? Does a struggling salesman start turning up on a bicycle? No. He turns up in a newer car. Perception, yeah? They’ve got to trust me. I’m taking them into battle, and I’m doing my own stapling.
– Ricky Gervais