“We’re adding a little something to this month’s sales contest. As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado.
Second prize is a set of steak knives.
Third prize is you’re fired.”
For anyone who has seen Glengarry Glen Ross, the classic 1992 film starring a host of acting greats, then you know that this quote comes from the amazing seven minute speech by Blake (Alec Baldwin) as he addresses his underperforming sales team.