Taking Business Lessons from Drug Dealers

Taking Business Lessons from Drug Dealers. Yes, mid- and upper-level managers, you read that right. According to one writer, a lot of corporations can learn a thing or two from the crack dealers and dope peddlers of the world (think: get your clientele hooked with free samples). “Business is business,” says Bruce Jacobs, who wrote the book on the subject. “It doesn’t matter if it is legal or illegal, the same principles apply. It all comes down to profit. What can you do to be able to sell your goods and services at a profit?” Good luck taking that to the board room, chief. [The Street]