March 22nd 2015 Today I had a shift at work, and I had a conversation with my boss about up selling premium products.  There’s this little trick I’ve done for a while at work to make people buy premium products. And by premium I obviously mean products that make us more money comparatively. IE selling a customer a beer over a soft drink, a sharing starter over a smaller one, stuffed crust instead of normal crust, etc.  And how I do this is by using the powe of suggestion. And that sounds really, really daft because we’re talking about selling … Continue reading Suggest


March 7th 2015 Today I worked. For money.  I work as a waiter in this small family run rustic Italian restaurant called Pizza Hut, and have done for almost five years.  My favourite thing about being a waiter is one of two things: 1) Guessing the dynamics of the tables relationship – and by this I mean, if, for example, I serve a table of four. Three boys. One girl. It’s fun to figure out which boy is dating the girl. Sometimes it’s obvious, because of the PDA, sometimes it’s guessable by the fact they ordered together, sometimes it’s hard … Continue reading Slice