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Spiff of The Month: Football Yardage

BY DAVID GELLER

Published in the October 2012 issue.

1Split staff into two teams.

2Develop sales goals and assign values in yardage, field goals and touchdowns. Examples: A $50 sale is five yards; a $100 sale, 10 yards; a $500 sale, a touchdown; a $1,000 sale, three touchdowns.

3All players start at the 50-yard line. Penalties are given to players and back staff. Examples: Delay of game (late for work, job not done on time), 15-yard penalty; illegal motion (improper paperwork), 5-yard penalty; offside (not following store procedures), 10 yards.

4Team goals are posted on a game board.

5The player with the most yardage receives a special MVP award.

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6Decorate the backroom with a football theme. Use a referee uniform to announce scores.Even use a whistle! (But not when customers are around.)

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Spiff of The Month: Football Yardage

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Spiff of The Month: Football Yardage

BY DAVID GELLER

Published in the October 2012 issue.

1Split staff into two teams.

2Develop sales goals and assign values in yardage, field goals and touchdowns. Examples: A $50 sale is five yards; a $100 sale, 10 yards; a $500 sale, a touchdown; a $1,000 sale, three touchdowns.

3All players start at the 50-yard line. Penalties are given to players and back staff. Examples: Delay of game (late for work, job not done on time), 15-yard penalty; illegal motion (improper paperwork), 5-yard penalty; offside (not following store procedures), 10 yards.

4Team goals are posted on a game board.

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5The player with the most yardage receives a special MVP award.

6Decorate the backroom with a football theme. Use a referee uniform to announce scores.Even use a whistle! (But not when customers are around.)

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Wilkerson Testimonials

If It’s Time to Consolidate, It’s Time to Call Wilkerson

When Tom Moses decided to close one of the two Moses Jewelers stores in western Pennsylvania, it was time to call in the experts. After reviewing two candidates, Moses, a co-owner of the 72 year-old business, decided to go with Wilkerson. The sale went better than expected. Concerned about running it during the pandemic, Moses says it might have helped the sale. “People wanted to get out, so there was pent-up demand,” he says. “Folks were not traveling so there was disposable income, and we don’t recall a single client commenting to us, feeling uncomfortable. It was busy in here!” And perhaps most importantly, Wilkerson was easy to deal with, he says, and Susan, their personal Wilkerson consultant, was knowledgeable, organized and “really good.” Now, the company can focus on their remaining location — without the hassle of carrying over merchandise that either wouldn’t fit or hadn’t sold. “The decision to hire Wilkerson was a good one,” says Moses.

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