"What do you think it indicates?" I asked. Carefully he adjusted the thing on my wrist, and as he did so I realized that his purpose had been rather to get them familiar with what he was going to do than for any reason directed at me as a control. I watched the liquid in the indicator pulsing minutely as he finished. All I know is that nothing ever makes me feel better than when I visit a store and some department headcomes up to me with pride and shows me all her numbers and tells me she's number five in the companybut she plans to be number one next year. I love meeting all these merchants we've got on our team outthere. When they show me an endcap display they've got loaded up with charcoal or baby oil or lunchboxes and then tell me they chose that item because of its high profit margin, and then go on to bragabout all the volume they've done with that item, I get so proud for them I can hardly stand it. I reallymean that. It is just the proudest I get. Because if we, as managers, truly dedicate ourselves to instillingthat thrill of merchandisingthe thrill of buying and selling something at a profitinto every single one of ourassociate-partners, nothing can ever stop us. 亚洲五月六月丁香缴情_亚洲自偷自偷图片_free性欧美婬妇 In fairness to myself, though, that was pretty much the way retail was in those days, especially in theindependent variety store part of the business. What's that spellWal-Mart! And, of course, we all went to church and Sunday school. I was a Sunday school teacher there for awhile too. You can't praise something that's not done well. You can't be insincere. You have to follow up on thingsthat aren't done well. There is no substitute for being honest with someone and letting them know theydidn't do a good job. All of us profit from being correctedif we're corrected in a positive way. Butthere's no better way to keep someone doing things the right way than by letting him or her know howmuch you appreciate their performance. If you do that one simple thing, human nature will take it fromthere.