Thursday, September 20, 2012

Words and Their Stories: Let's Do Business

VOA Learning English: Words and Their Stories: Let's Do Business

There are many special terms in the world of business.

The following story is about a sweetheart deal which I made last week. I made the deal with a friend, and we both made a profit...I worked hard building up my business. I did not work only a few hours each day -- no banker’s hours for me. Instead I spent many hours each day, seven days a week, trying to grow the company. I never cut corners or tried to save on expenses. I made many cold calls. I called on possible buyers from a list of people I had never seen. Such calls were often hard sells. I had to be very firm. (read more)


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  • Words and Their Stories: Let's Do Business

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