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12 Ways To Know You’re Talking To A Business Major

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1. They're always suggesting the SWOT analysis as a solution to any problem.

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A typical weekend can find them SWOT analyzing whether to go out or stay in — actually pretty effectively. Here's a recent SWOT:

Strengths: Party will be fun

Weaknesses: Party will be tiring

Opportunities: Party might have hot people

Threats: Might do something dumb in front of hot people

2. They can figure out how to split a group-dinner check like no one else.

You literally just always hand them the check and wait expectantly with your wallet.
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You literally just always hand them the check and wait expectantly with your wallet.

3. But they have to stop themselves from talking in business jargon at the table.

And when you're out with them, you're constantly being like, what are you saying? What's a swim lane? Where ARE we right now?
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And when you're out with them, you're constantly being like, what are you saying? What's a swim lane? Where ARE we right now?

4. They read ALL the news sources.

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It occasionally makes you feel a little bit bad for getting all your news from Facebook.

5. They can rock Keynote, PowerPoint, and Excel like a boss.

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And even in their sleep (mostly cause they've had PowerPoint-related stress dreams hundreds of times over the years).

6. And sometimes it feels like they're always...presenting.

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7. You've seen them get teary-eyed over a beautiful deck.

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"It's...it's perfect."

8. They're the best networker you know.

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Their hands are basically in a perpetual shake.

9. And for that reason, they're always looking to "perfect" the handshake.

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They have actual debates about how firm is too firm.

10. They also have business cards on them at all times. And they actually hand them out — OFTEN.

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You've actually seen them make a successful professional connection on the SUBWAY.

11. They look for any excuse to work the terms "ROI," "monetize," "due diligence," and "core competency" into daily conversation.

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12. Friends are always asking them to help figure out money problems.

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And they're always happy to oblige — but it ain't cheap.