Business, The Jest and the Verse of It

Table of Contents

  1. The Business Spiral 

  2. Who am I?

  3. Two Business Travelers

  4. Staff Meeting in Progress

  5. Dress for Success

  6. Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venitor

  7. The ABCs of Business

  8. The Office Menagerie

  9. Smith & Jones

 10. The Business Plan

  11. Trade Secrets

  12. The Optometrist

  13. I Cannot Sell a Thing

  14. A Voicemail Message

 15. An Exhortation on Consultation 

 16. Two Kinds of People

 17. The Business Loan

        Part I: Its Nature

        Part II: The Act of Its Making

        Part III: A Promise Made is a Promise Paid

 18. The End of a Love Affair

 19. The Golden Rule

 20. Ode to the Bill Collector

 21. Businessmen of the Space Age

 22. The Networking Breakfast

 23. The Evils of Gossip

 24. Little Biz, Little Biz…

        · Why Should I Hire You?

        · Tell Me About Your Last Job

 25. Let’s Do Lunch

 26. This Town

 27. The Broker’s Life

 28. Company Loyalty

 29. Enthusiasm Makes the Difference!

 30. I’m From the Government, I’m Here to Help.

 31. Big Hank

 32. Time Kills All Deals

 33. The Going Out of Business Sale

 34. Politically Incorrect

 35. Luck

 36. Lease-Buy Analysis

 37. Pluralisms

 38. The Boiler-Room Guys

 39. The Ultimate Business Decision

 40. Pop (Culture) Quiz I

 41. The Taxman’s Picnic 

 42. The Buck Stops Where???

 43. A New Lease on Christmas

 44. When You’re a Team Player

 45. The Legend of Toby  Fiddlebottomsworth

 46. Number, please

 47. Company Policy

 48. A Collection of Résumé Cover  Letters

 49. A Resignation Tribute

 50. Mega M&A 

 51. My Daily Routine

 52. Family Affairs

 53. The National Conference

 54. The Great Thinkers

 55. The Negotiation

 56. Ten Secrets of Highly Successful  Closers

 57. My Boss the Prick

 58. I Love to Shop for Christmas

 59. To the Victor Goes the Spoils

 60. Economic Indicators

 61. The Legacy 

 62. Getting Unstressed in Front of  Everyone

 63. AEthical Lies 

 64. Mrs. Merganthal, Executive Admin

 65. Pop (Culture) Quiz II

 66. The Ten Amendments

 67. Auctioning Off the Assets

 68. 16 Characteristics of Successful  People

 69. I am the King

 70. Play Ball!

 71. A Little Courtesy

 72. Product Recall

 73. Auditing the Accounts

 74. ACRNM (Arbitrarily created ridiculous name meanings)

 75. The Insurance Policies

 76. The Good Ol’ Boys

 77. The Ladder of Success

 78. Apps

 79. Life Cycles

 80. The Targeting of Customers

 81. The Christmas Placement

 82. The Call t’ Strike

 83. Toadies at the Meeting

 84. To Whom It May Concern:

 85. So You Think You’ve Got it Tough?

 86. Minutes of the Bored Meeting

 87. The Rat Race

 88. Jonas Mack's Investment Dilemma

 89. Everyone has People Skills

 90. The Three-Legged Race

 91. The Party of the First Part, a  Primer

 92. The Performance Review

 93. Consolidation Memo

 94. Secrets of a Hall of Famer

 95. A Formula for Success

 96. The Dirty Rotten No Good Credit Swindler

 97. The Business Cycle Revealed

 98. How to Make Money in the Market

 99. How Not to Make Money in the  Market

100. Bubbles

101. A

102.  The Business Lexicon

103. What am I?