How does he answer so quickly?

Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
I'm about to let you in on a little secret: it's that red ball to the right of my ThinkPad.
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When a client calls, I reach for the phone with my left hand and the red ball with my right. Then, as the client asks their question, I flip my wrist and read them the answer.

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Every consultant should have one of these.

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A., now you know.... :-)

Discussion/Comments (9):

I must know...

where did you find that? Omigod! That's fantastic!

Posted at 09/02/2004 18:11:34 by ScottG

I got one too!

I got one too - only the word "User" doesnt exist - just Eric!

Posted at 09/03/2004 3:13:34 by Steve Castledine

Yes, where did you find it ?

I want one of those too !

Posted at 09/03/2004 13:16:30 by Paul V.

Where to find magic computer consultant´s ball

I have no idea; given the number of people who have written to inquire, I could make a bundle if I had them to sell.

Mine's not for sale. I need it to serve my clients with.


Posted at 09/05/2004 17:19:47 by Eric Mack

History of the Red Ball

The Red Ball apparently hails from CDW - the technology reseller. Some history on this page:

Almost at the bottom ... search the page for the word CDW, or just look for the red ball photo. There are some links you can follow that detail how to modify a cube of your own.

Posted at 10/21/2004 10:29:41 by Bernie

Wow just think if you made one for STOCKS!

Wonder if one of those magic little red balls would work for the stock market...LoL Or even maybe the forex market?... :-P

Posted at 02/13/2005 20:40:39 by Jordan M Mackey

I know where to get the cdw 8 ball

I sell them, I am the only known place that stocks this item, fel free to visit our webpage or on Ebay!

Posted at 02/04/2006 6:25:34 by ClubSparkle

I know where to get the cdw 8 ball

went to clubsparle and couldn't find it

Posted at 09/22/2009 11:54:02 by kathy tate

How does he answer so quickly?

I have one of these and I just put it on eBay. Hope someone wants it.

Posted at 11/15/2009 11:19:18 by Glenn

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