Author Archives: John

STANDARD ENGLISH A MUST

  Dear  Mr. Molloy:   I am a software engineer and I work for a company that creates  programs for the Fortune 500 and others.  Our company is only 9 years old but has a reputation as being Innovative and … Continue reading

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DRESS LIKE AN EXECUTIVE & BLACK ENGLISH

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I have been very lucky.  I dropped out of high school  in my second year and went to work for this company 15 years later. I’ve worked here for 22 years and worked my way … Continue reading

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SUSPENDERS, BLAZERS AND 17 YEAR OLDS

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I just moved from our offices in the Midwest to our Boston, Massachusetts office.  I will be the night manager,which is more important than you think because we are available to our customers and the … Continue reading

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OUR LEADERSHIP IN SCIENCE IS COMING TO AN END

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I was one of those engineers you spoke to about how to become popular in Tampa four weeks ago. I enjoyed your presentation but I took strong objection to your  statement that America’s dominance in science … Continue reading

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Uniform and Weight

Dear Mr. Molloy:   Six months ago our company decided to put our employees in uniforms. The uniform people said that putting them in uniforms would make them feel like a team and illicit better cooperation.  I think, that’s hogwash. … Continue reading

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SELLING WHEN YOU ARE GRAY ( A DOUBLE-BLOG )

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I am a 52-year-old executive in a marketing firm. I have worked for this company for the last 24 years and over that time developed a reputation as one of the more creative executives of … Continue reading

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A GREAT IDEA FOR SELLING BUSINESS CLOTHING

Dear Mr. Molloy:   I attended your speech in Georgia on making a great first impression. At the end you said you would train people to be popular on your upcoming television show. What interested me was you announced that … Continue reading

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MEN WORKING FOR WOMEN

  Dear Mr. Molloy:   I just found out that my new department head is going to be a woman. Since I’ve been married for 15 years to a professional woman I understand that women think differently than men. Before … Continue reading

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SALES BOOT CAMP TO IMPROVE INTERVIEW SKILLS

    Dear Mr. Molloy:   I graduated from MIT with a degree in electrical engineering five years ago. I was not at the top of my class but I did graduate with honors and it should have been easy … Continue reading

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TUXEDO

    Dear Mr. Molloy:     I just rented a black tuxedo that I will wear with a white shirt. The only reason I chose that one is that’s my image of a tuxedo. I’ve been seeing them on … Continue reading

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