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"I see myself rising through the ranks of the organization until midlife, when I will most likely hit a wall and go screaming through the door."
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'He's particularly sensitive to criticism that the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing.'
'Remember the hierarchy of competence - see one, do one, teach one, become a regulator.'
Diplomas - No questions asked.
'I'm sorry, but you have a very impressive resume, and at this company, we find competence threatening.'
'What's the minimal level of competence around here?'
"So, hey, what do you think, Little Willy―is this guy guilty or not?"
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'You mean you want good communication and competent service?'
Man sees misspelled 'Minimum Competency Testing' sign on door.
'Aptitude Testing Center.'
"Mrs. HIggins, which button do I push to make a smiley face?"
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'It's worse than we thought - there's going to be random testing for competence.'
'I'm trying to get my competence and my confidence in the same place.'
"You're arrogant, rude, insensitive and incompetent - just the consultant we're looking for!"
Sign reads: Not out of order.
"Who hired this clown?"
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"I'm telling you, she's the best in her field."
Tags:ability, abilities, quality, qualities, competence, capacity, qualifications, aptitude, skill, intelligence, best, best in field, most talented, leader in their field, top of the pile, queen bee, top dog, the bee's knees, cream of the crop, businesswomen, business leader, employee of the month, first rate, first class, ahead of the rest, leader of the pack, best person for the job, outstanding candidate, leading candidate, pacesetter, doyen, doyenne, forerunner, best qualified
Mitch learned beneath his conscious thoughts, he felt small,inadequate,desperately in need of strength,competence, power.
'Hey, I left my Top Secret Codebook on the subway. Can I get another one?'
"If anyone can balance a career with motherhood and state-sponsored terrorism, it's Jeannie."
Tags:career, careers, mother, mothers, motherhood, working mum, working mums, working mom, working moms, terrorists, terrorism, balance, balanced, competent, competence, multitask, multitasking, state sponsored terrorism, state sponsored terrorist, state sponsored terrorists, state-sponsored terrorism, state-sponsored terrorist, state-sponsored terrorists, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"You two change seats. The pattern here is competent, incompetent, competent, incompetent..."
"Just a word to the wise, and Gary..."
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'Perkins does the work of two men, unfortunately both of them are incompetent.'
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