- Jul 26, 2007
I just wanted to share with you guys the benefits of asking for what you want...really just embracing the concept of "it can't hurt if someone says no". This story is one that I am most proud of. ...This is my dog Simon. He is quite possibly the love of my life. I got him from the owners of the very first house I sold in my RE career. I approached the sellers and told them that I thought he was the greatest dog ever, and that if they ever needed to find him another home, to let me know. Of course they smiled politely and kinda looked at each other funny. (I don't blame them- but it never hurts to just throw it out there!) Long story short, he was the daughter's dog and she couldn't keep him- she was going to give him to her exboyfriend, so instead of just taking no for an answer, I crafted a presentation as to why I was the better owner. ...Large yard, go for walks everyday, play ball often, financially stable (read: not a college student like th boyfriend) enough to take him to the vet if need be, etc. Mind you, I had only met her twice. Needless to say, I got the dog! :banana: Anyone else have great stories of asking for what you want- and getting it?
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