The ridiculously formal way MBAs learn the casual art of conversation

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Conversation is supposed to be more art than science, but it seems the future kings of industry aren’t taking any chances. The below worksheet is handed out to MBA students by one of the top business schools in the U.S. It’s essentially an algorithm designed to help Wall Streeters and business school grads concoct pre-meditated points of conversation and anecdotes about themselves that would appear impressive at corporate dinners and cocktail parties.

Apparently they have a strategy for everything.

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