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How to Fail in Business

Pamela looked worried. “My car is making a strange sound.” “Do what I do. Turn the radio louder,” replied Karl. “That’s not going to help. What if it’s a serious problem?” “Does the car still go?” asked Karl. “Yes.” “Do … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

“If you change the angle of the arm, I think you can create more leverage while minimizing tension on the lift winch,” explained Colby. She and Mel were standing behind the desk, staring intently at the computer. “If we increase … Continue reading

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Modern Alcoholics

Julien went around the conference table with his business team, shaking hands with clients. As soon as he sat down, he pulled out a bottle of hand sanitizer. Emilia, a business associate, leaned over and whispered, “You’re doing that now?” … Continue reading

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The Job Interview

Derwin waited nervously in the boardroom when a man dressed in a suit entered. He carried files and a notepad. The two shook hands and sat across from each other. “Thank you for coming in. My name is Claude Roger … Continue reading

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Permission Granter

A gentle knock at the door of her office distracted Meg from her work. “Come in,” she said after a long sigh. “Ms. Haushka, I can’t use the photocopier. There’s some sort of lock on it,” said Carter. He stood … Continue reading

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The Sun Day

Before Nate could enter his office building, he had to run the gauntlet of sun worshippers basking in the glow of a warm summer morning. “Hello, sir,” said Pardeep. She and Olaf were sitting on a bench near the fountain, … Continue reading

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Fear Of Missing Out

Philip Ferrier walked from Human Resources to the top floor of the Bream Building. He knocked on the door frame and looked in on his boss, George Bliss. “Come in, Phil,” said George. Philip held up a letter without saying … Continue reading

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