I grew up in a quiet suburb of Boston, a town of about 45,000 people. We knew the cop on the beat, and he knew us kids.
I heard George Foreman speak recently; he attributed his success largely to the Police Athletic League, which took him off the street and taught him to box.
This started me thinking: I’ve lived here in Columbia for about a dozen years and cannot recall seeing a cop on the beat — just in prowl cars.
In sales, you can’t succeed without feet on the street. Something to think about.
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Neil J. Mahoney