For those who love Monty Python (I know there are worse “tastes”…), one of his most emblematic films after “Life of Brian’s” is certainly “The meaning of life”.
For those who know the film, there’s a scene that’s set in an operating room that gives the theme to this article.
If you don’t know it, you can watch the scene on this video:
In this scene, while a birth is taking place, a visit is made by the hospital administrator and in a completely “nonsense” way they stop everything to show all the machines to the administrator. And when he asks what the purpose of that machine is, they say that it is the ping machine!
You might think, but what the hell does this have to do with sales?
Usually in the business cycle the following happens: