What Can Salespeople Learn from “Renfield”

Toxic Relationships Hurt

Don Lee
ILLUMINATION

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Toxic relationships in the workplace can destroy morale and undermine sales. Credit: Michele K. Short / Universal Pictures

(Spoiler Alert — If you haven’t seen the new movie Renfield, I recommend you stop reading this post. I will include spoilers.)

Toxic relationships in sales are always unhealthy. But having a toxic relationship with a vampire is worse.

That’s the predicament facing Renfield in the new dark comedy movie called, you guessed it, Renfield. As most vampire aficionados know, Renfield is a servant who does Count Dracula’s bidding, which is a polite way of saying that he finds victims for Dracula to drain their blood to sustain his immortal life. He also provides information to Dracula and acts as a channel between his master and the outside world.

Renfield has been portrayed in many books, TV shows, and movies.

He first appeared in Bram Stoker’s classic gothic novel “Dracula” in 1897. He is portrayed as a patient in a lunatic or insane asylum (an early precursor of today’s psychiatric hospitals).

We have also seen Renfield in many movies over the years, including “Dracula” (1931) and “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” (1992). He has appeared in TV shows like the Netflix and BBC miniseries “Dracula” (2020). And finally, Renfield has been depicted in countless Dracula fan fiction and other books, including “Renfield: Slave…

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Don Lee
ILLUMINATION

Sales professional, Writer. Blog: http://dononselling.com. Author: Jumpstart your Sales Career: Help for New Salespeople — https://amzn.to/3eXg0O4.