6 short stories that will make you smarter about business


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Boost your business savvy in half an hour or less.

There are some lessons you won't learn in an MBA program - like how to deal with eccentric coworkers or a spouse involved in shady business deals.


For that, you can turn to the many short works of literary fiction that focus on ordinary people trying to succeed professionally.

Here, we've selected six of the most compelling and relatable stories. Best of all, you can read each one in less than half an hour, boosting your business savvy before you know it.