COMMENT | Let’s say someone offers you RM10 million to market a truly awful, useless product.
In my line of work, there are two general ways to respond.
One, you can say: “Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full”, pocket the cash, do a little song and dance, and then ultimately blame the product when it fails to sell.
Two, you can say: “My professional view sir, is that you should take this RM10 million, and spend it on improving your product, instead of trying to pay people like me to try and sell something that is unsellable.”
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