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Come On, How Hard Can It Be?

“I’ve never been good at the Selling part of Assembly Line Portraits.” I tell the fellow who has been my Manager for the past few years, but whose future is now as much up in the air as my own. “I’m not good at selling either.” He said and put on his serious face. “But […]

What I Should Be Doing

“I’ve only got two days next week.” The Passer says. “How am I supposed to get by on only two days pay?” “Apply for unemployment.” I say and shrug. “Like all the rest of us.” I should be working on my own Shoots.  I should be running ads, handing out business cards, putting a nice […]

Processes are More Important than Products

“Through successful Meetings our Photographers and Passers have raised our overall sales average over that of the last quarter.”  The Big Boss says in her chipper voice. She doesn’t say it, but it is implied that her fearless leadership is directly responsible for this surprising turn of events.  Well, that and the fact that we […]

Customer Service-You Talkin’ To Me?

“You’re a terrible photographer.” The Woman said with an angry look on her face. “I am very unhappy with these pictures.” “Oh?” I said with a smile and followed her back to the viewing room where the Passer is patiently waiting for the woman to tell me what was wrong with her pictures. “Look at […]