Author Archives: Shane

Lesson 5 – Leaving Home

  Dean heard the click and hum of their home computer booting up.   “Dean! Come on! Let’s get started on this,” his mother called.   “I can’t tell you how proud I am of you right now,” she said … Continue reading

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Lesson 4 – Opportunity Lost

“Hi, I’m Mark.” “Hi, Mark. I’m Gwen.” “Nice to meet you Gwen.” Gwen took a deep breath. “Look, Mark, I know this will sound odd, but I’m not really here to meet people tonight. I’m here with a friend. She … Continue reading

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MasterCard

Lesson 3 - MasterCard – Conflict in dialogue Mark waved the envelope in the air.   “Amy, is this what I think it is?” he asked.   Amy’s heart sank as she saw the familiar MasterCard logo. She had been so … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 – City mouse and country mouse

Walking back to his hotel, Marty Hornbell was deep in thought. If this new software worked, it could save the company thousands of dollars a year. The other accountants at the today’s conference swore by it. Maybe this trip to … Continue reading

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