You can redirect a discussion by "bridging" – stating what happened in the past, what is happening now, and what you plan to do in the future.
There are three terms at Cambridge in a year, and four at Oxford, but the two middle Oxford terms are two only in name, as they run on without a break. The three Cambridge terms are Lent, Easter, and Michaelmas. The four Oxford terms are Lent, Easter + Trinity, and Michaelmas.
Many cities use three basic processes: (1) coagulation and settling, (2) filtration, and (3) disinfection. Continue reading Water Purification
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product to sell in Japan Continue reading Three’s Company, Inc. – Japan
The last hour of trading on the third Friday of March, June, September and December, when investors rush to unwind their positions in index options and futures, all of which are expiring on the same day. Triple witching hour has produced some major price swings as investors buy and sell both the derivatives and the underlying securities. Continue reading Triple Witching Hour
In a Business Cycle, there are three months to a quarter. Continue reading Business Cycle
SUCCESSFUL PRICE NEGOTIATIONS ALMOST ALWAYS COME IN THREES
The next time you negotiate with suppliers who insist they have firm-fixed-prices, remember the Power of Three.
In law, arrangement whereby property legally owned by one person is administered for the benefit of another. Three parties are ordinarily needed for the relation to arise: Continue reading Trust Fund
Three factors—the belief that child care is female work, the failure of ex-husbands to support their children, and higher male wages at work—have taken the economic rug from under that half of married women who divorce. Continue reading The Second Shift, ch. 16 (1989).
By Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation, Forbes ASAP October 4, 1999 Continue reading Everyone, Anytime, Anywhere