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1. It provides me with a home based business with seemingly unlimited potential.

Just my own pet peeve, but when I hear unlimited income potential I feel like a the person telling me that thinks I'm a schmuck.

It's a broad-based, say-nothing word, right up there with leverage and synergy. And since I'm in the technology marketing field, I hear these dumb words all day.

I don't mean this as a snipe to anyone 'cause I know these words are used to sell MLM and internet 'story' stocks. I actually had a CEO tell me that, "This business has unlimited income potential." I should have said, "Well sorry, I was hoping to work for a firm that has drastically limited, go nowhere fast potential. Thanks for your time."

BTW, that firm laid off another 10% on Friday. No potential for those guys.

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