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Sentences with the noun Acumen

3 examples:

A poor third season raises questions about Netflix's acumen.
(USA Today - Money, )

If he left the club tomorrow, rivals wishing to utilise his business acumen would stretch down the street.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Donald Trump is running for president on the premise that his business acumen makes him the best man for the job, but reaction from the business community Tuesday suggests that's far from the consensus view.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

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1 example:

If the World Cup were a contest of energy efficiency instead of soccer acumen, which country would win?
(CNBC, )

Other sentences

56 examples:

She is a lady of business acumen.

The Ryan twins are best known for their defensive acumen.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Preseason training with Acumen Performance Group helped blaze trail to Super Bowl LI.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

They typically have domain expertise, operational experience and strong business acumen.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Bernard King wouldn't have made the Hall of Fame without resiliency — and scoring acumen.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Matching Jordan's post-retirement business acumen will harder for Kobe than winning titles.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Experts argue that it’s more important to have a great plan, and personal business acumen.
(Forbes - Business, )

The $206.5M ace exhibited the sort of pitching acumen that’s made him so good for so long.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Country singer Dolly Parton is back at the top of the charts, and showing her business acumen.
(CNBC, )

It may look like a consumer device, but the $50 Fire has plenty of business acumen under the hood.
(ZDNet US, )

Large pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer and Merck are often celebrated for their marketing acumen.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Warren Buffett says Wall Street's real source of wealth is not based on its strong investment acumen.
(CNBC, )

John Flannery, a GE veteran known for financial acumen and global experience, takes over as CEO in August.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Money, )

Cody Bellinger leads the National League in home runs and possesses speed, a strong arm and defensive acumen.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

It was another week of feeble leadership, muddled business acumen, and dismal decision-making on The Apprentice.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Even without taking credit for Gould’s transfer acumen his time in south London remains the highlight on his c.v.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Taking a product from concept to completion requires tenacity, a (measured) appetite for risk, and true business acumen.
(Forbes - Business, )

Every organization, regardless of size or industry, is looking for people that can help bring about greater digital acumen.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The success of Legends illustrates how valuable brands in sports can succeed in extending their acumen to other businesses.
(Mike Ozanian, Forbes Staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozanian/ in Forbes - Business, )

Global business moguls from Ted Turner to Mark Zuckerberg have transformed our daily lives with their brainpower and acumen.
(Forbes - Education, )

The Kings' sudden goal-scoring acumen and signature disciplined structure apparently didn't make the short trip from Boston.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Eric Trump addressed the GOP convention on Wednesday, telling delegates his father's business acumen will translate to results in the Oval Office.
(UPI - News, )

He snagged the home back in 2003 for $3.675 million, so we’re thinking his real estate acumen is likely just as advanced as his culinary prowess.
(Forbes - Business, )

Academia is undoubtedly awash with technical skills, but a recent study found that business acumen was stopping this being converted into startups.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Several books focus on President Trump’s business acumen, the first lady’s career as a model, and the childhood of members of the first family.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

That and I haven't found one that I think could handle me, has the attitude I want and the business, social, and financial acumen I want in a mentor.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Read about how this Yale School of Management graduate and former Goldman Sachs investment banker uses her business acumen to lead a nonprofit cause.
(Forbes - Education, )

Azzurri lock George Biagi has admitted the only way to combat towering Leinster second row Toner's lineout acumen is to avoid any contest altogether.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Orb Energy, an Acumen Fund portfolio company, is transforming emerging market economies from fossil-fuel dependence to self-reliant on clean solar energy.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The new movie “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon” reveals how Alice Cooper’s manager, Shep Gordon, successfully combined business acumen with compassion.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Donald J. Trump, at a campaign event in Austin, Tex., on Tuesday, has based his candidacy on his business acumen and his ability to surround himself with the best people.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Among our greatest achievements as humans, some might say, is our cumulative technological culture -- the tool-using acumen that is passed from one generation to the next.
(Science Daily - News, )

Those wishing to prove themselves as "doers" must not only be hands-on and demonstrate proactive behavior but also have social acumen and a feel for favorable opportunities.
(Science Daily - News, )

Blessed with the nimble fingers and dexterity of a conjuror, and the musical acumen of a jazz improviser, Jack Bruce was probably the greatest bass player of the 20th century.
(The Independent - People, )

China's richest man — and new owner of Legendary Entertainment — showed that he has karaoke skills to match his business acumen at the Chinese conglomorate's annual meeting.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

But while Wim Pijbes may abhor the artworks, he has a begrudging respect for the business acumen of the master forger who fooled Europe’s high society in the early 20th century.
(The Independent - World News, )

China's richest man — and new owner of Legendary Entertainment — showed that he has karaoke skills to match his business acumen at the Chinese conglomorate's annual corporate meeting.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

The world’s wealthiest working actress is a former kindergarten teacher with such keen investing acumen that she’s been nicknamed "China's show-business Buffett" by her country’s media.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The sequel to Guo Jingming’s hit adaptation of his own series of his romantic, rite-of-passage novels tracks its four protagonists’ boy problems and business acumen as they graduate from university.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

It appears George Groves' boxing acumen doesn't just stretch to inside the ring after he won £1000 for correctly betting that Badou Jack would beat Anthony Dirrell on points in their middleweight bout.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Apple's Steve Wozniak may have been the quiet genius behind the marketing acumen and genius of Steve Jobs, but he can still pull a crowd and inspire a younger generation how to build and scale companies.
(Monty Munford, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/montymunford/ in Forbes - Technology, )

Strategic integration leads to more integrated thinking by listening to each other, reviewing the same trends, information, discussing questions from investors—it builds business acumen across the teams.
(Christopher P. Skroupa, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherskroupa/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Ever since Starbucks had the business acumen to make free WiFi as defining to its brand as "grande frappucinos," workers have delighted in leaving their offices in favor of brighter, more caffeinated workspaces.
(CNN - World Business, )

Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump's tax history, business acumen and trustworthiness Monday as she sought to capitalize on news that the New York real estate mogul may not have paid federal taxes for years.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

When The Grateful Dead bowed out in a haze of hyped nostalgia earlier this week, many rightfully wondered who would be the heir to the band’s counterculture vision, unhinged musical ambition and business acumen.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

But even the sage of Omaha and the co-founder of Microsoft have rarely invested with as much acumen as Son displayed when he pumped $20 million from his company into a fledgling Chinese Internet venture 14 years ago.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

He is about to call it a career as a full-time driver, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. has the racing experience, personal touch, business acumen and even political savvy to become the leader for an sport that needs a jump-start.
(Dave Caldwell, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/davecaldwell/ in Forbes - Business, )

If accomplishment and generational talent were once prerequisites for fame, today business acumen, marketing skills and social media savvy are as much so if not more – a phenomenon that pervades all spheres of celebrity, from entertainment to politics.
(Kosha Gada, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/koshagada/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But after developing a severe case of meningitis while working in China — and realizing how much unmet medical need there was there — she turned her business acumen towards fostering the creation of life science start-ups that could develop new drugs.
(Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, )

If ever there were a time Liev Schreiber wished he could enlist the lawfully questionable problem-solving acumen of Ray Donovan, the titular Hollywood fixer he has portrayed with skillful intensity for multiple seasons on Showtime, the moment would be now.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sudan’s financial isolation has fostered a special kind of business acumen in the country’s executive suites and sand-caked streets: forcing businesses in this former colonial outpost to snare alternative sources of finance, sidestep trade barriers and find creative ways to import consumer goods.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Brothers Andy (Myles Pollard) and Jimmy (Xavier Samuel) personify that split in that older, responsible Andy wants to turn their love of surfing and board acumen into a gear business, while scruffy, pleasure-seeking Jimmy — talented enough to go pro — falls under the mystic-spouting, drug-fueled lifestyle of roaming hippie JB (a bearded, flinty-eyed Sam Worthington).
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In the area of pure engineering acumen, Myron S. Falk was most likely the expert at the table that day in early April, 1941 when many of the great and powerful figures of Franklin Roosevelt's 4th term were gathered together to discuss the enormous challenges of the coming world war and the apparently still closely kept secret plans to defeat two ruthless dictatorships in the war.
(Forbes - Business, )

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