Words of the Week – own

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In business, own is a powerful verb meaning to master or dominate your topic or field, in other words to be the best. Own is often spoken with significant passion and respect for the subject. For example, “She absolutely owned that presentation. I’m sure she’s going to get the funding she asked for and be the first to market. I’m glad we’re on her team.”

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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