Business Ingenuity

Urban Legend: Drilled Wire
  • 15 July 2000
A competitor one-ups a company proud of their new ultra-thin wire by drilling a hole...
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Urban Legend: Drilled Wire
Alka-Seltzer Marketing Did Alka-Seltzer dramatically increase their sales by instructing consumers to use two tablets instead of...
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Alka-Seltzer Marketing
Oil Driller Revenge How a fired oil rig worker gained revenge on his former bosses.
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Oil Driller Revenge
Salted Food Test Job applicant who salts his food before tasting it is rejected by business tycoon.
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Salted Food Test
Bookkeeper in a Brothel A workingman's illiteracy contributes to his stunning success as a businessman.
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Bookkeeper in a Brothel
Henry Ford Junkyard Parts Did Henry Ford scavenge through junk yards looking for car parts that hadn't failed?
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Henry Ford Junkyard Parts