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The Department of Lessons Learned...
'And from what we've been able to determine, this is the tweak that broke the paradigm's back.'
"The salary is unimportant—I'll just siphon off what I need."
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"I always cry at mergers."
Tags:business, businesses, company, companies, corporation, corporations, employee, employees, worker, workers, businessman, businessmen, businesswoman, businesswomen, consolidation, consolidations, merger, mergers, cry, crying, wedding, weddings, union, unions, ceremony, ceremonies, emotional, office, offices, office life
"I'm well aware that being dead and buried has weakened my position in the corporation."
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"Let's switch. I'll make the policy, you implement it, and he'll explain it."
"I know we didn't accomplish anything, but that's what meetings are for."
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"Publicly, we're still saying there are no side effects."
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"Hmm, what would Satan do?"
"Take Elevator B To The Fourth Floor Then Turn Right..."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, elevator, hold the door, hold the elevator, social cues, gps, direction, directions, lost, metropolis
"I've just about had it with these corporate retreats."
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'Face it, we're never going to reach a consensus.'
"You're doing a great job as a corporate psychiatrist, but would you please keep your hands off the workaholics."
Tags:corporate psychiatrist, corporate psychiatrists, corporate psychiatry, therapy, therapist, therapists, counselling, counsellor, counsellors, counseling, counselor, counselors, shrink, shrinks, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychiatry, mental health, corporate, corporation, businesses, manager, managers, management, workaholics, workaholic, work addict, work addicts, self interest
"'Season's Greetings' looks O.K. to me. Let's run it by the legal department."
Tags:business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, meeting, meetings, boardroom, boardrooms, company, companies, corporation, corporations, corporate, holiday, holidays, appropriate, war on christmas, political correctness, politically correct, greeting, greetings, seasons greetings, holiday greetings, christmas, xmas, yule, noel, legal department, legal, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, card, cards, greeting card, greeting cards, christmas card, christmas cards, unoffensive, modern life
'Well, technically speaking, we do have a conscience...'
"It's not just the church that needs evangelists. So does big oil."
Tags:church, churches, evangelist, evangelists, evangelical, evangelicals, big oil, oil company, oil companies, spokesman, spokesmen, spokesperson, spokespeople, praise, praises, praising, shill, shills, shilling, corporation, corporations, megacorporation, megacorporations, mega-corporation, mega-corporations, run interference, runs interference, running interference, minister, ministers, reverend, reverends, priest, priests, pastor, pastors
"We want to include you in this decision without letting you affect it."
Tags:senior, seniors, seniority, sage nodding, yes man, yes men, yes-man, yes-men, lip service, businessman, businessmen, meeting, meetings, board, boardroom, board room, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, include, included, really mean, say what you mean, decision, decisions
"Would you like to hear about our retirement plan?"
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'Your proposal is written with clarity and conviction. Send it up to legal for obfuscation.'
"Maybe this isn't the right heartless monolithic corporation for you."
Tags:interview, interviews, corporate, corporation, corporations, monolith, monolithic, self aware, self-aware, awareness, mindfulness, mindful, fired, firing, fire, employer, employee, boss, bosses, big boss, management, manager, managers, personnel, human resources, hr, h.r., h.r, big business, business men, business man, businessmen, businessman, working world, office drone, modern life, modern world
"The water for your fishbowl was approved, but it looks like for now you're not getting the fish."
Tags:approval, request, requests, office, hierarchy, hierarchies, corporation, corporations, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, bureaucracy, bureaucracies, faceless bureaucracy, faceless bureaucracies, office drone, office drones, office worker, office workers, process, processes, approval process, approval processes, pend, pends, pending, wait, waits, waiting, regulation, regulations, rule, rules, health and safety
"We're looking for people to fire."
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"No, I'm not backing up our files–I'm just assuming that the F.B.I. is making copies."
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"Of all the Fortune 500, we're probably the most tongue-in-cheek."