"I learned a lot about building friendships
and respect – people have to
trust you and you need to know how
to give them self-confidence."
Vector Marketing Success Story:
Mike Meditz, a systems engineer with a communications company
in California, believes much of his business success today stems
from his experience selling Cutco cutlery as a college student.
Mike's experience began when he saw an advertisement. He inquired
about the opportunity on the flyer and began selling knives in his
first semester of college. At the time, Mike was a typical struggling
college student, so the potential for earning income with Vector
really caught his eye, but his parents "liked the fact that he was
at least excited about something." As Mike's experience with Vector
continued, his family began to share in his excitement. They went
to conferences and, according to Mike, say that the Vector experience
is, "The best thing he could have ever done for himself in college."
Mike will tell you, "I was just an average sales guy that did seven
appointments a weekend - I never worked during the week." But this
"average sales guy" ran three branch offices that were in the national
top 20 three summers in a row. Mike liked selling Cutco through
because he enjoyed being around people who were positive and excited
Mike says his business experience with Vector helps him today. Public
speaking and time management skills and the ability to approach
strangers are big benefits he gained from his time with Vector.
"And the people skills," Mike proclaims, "I learned a lot about
building friendships and respect – people have to trust you and
you need to know how to give them self-confidence." Currently Mike
finds his customers need him to be responsive, hard-working and
to follow through - all things he says he learned selling Cutco.