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'As Boss of this gang I'm in charge of Strategy; Fingers you head up Acquisitions; Tiny: Security; and Speedy: Transport. Leaving our intern Hugo, as Health & Safety Officer, to do the Risk Assessment.'
'As an unpaid intern, Peabody, I think you're the ideal person to explain to the workforce why it is necessary for me to cut their pay in these difficult times for business.'
'Well, this certainly explains much of the company's missing data. Who else thought the 'DEL' key on their computer was for delegating work?'
'My projects are behind schedule because I'm too busy. . . so I'm transferring them to you instead. . . Why are your projects behind schedule?!'
Things to Do: Delegate.
'Take this report and reduce it to an acronym.'
'Delegating has worked well for me....I haven't actually done anything since 1993.'
'I need to make an executive decision. I need to decide who to blame my mistake on.'
'It's important in management to have that 'get someone else to do it' spirit.'
'Ms. Woods, bring me something that will put me in the mood to delegate work to others...'
"I know how much you love your work and the great news is that now you can do twice as much of it!"
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'It's vital that we get our news staff care protocols written up and distributed!' We have to make sure the staff are reassured that management is taking the issue of stress and overwork SERIOUSLY.'
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What happened to the project I delegated to you?
'Ah, Williams, are you familiar with the term ‘Poisoned Chalice'?'
Scientific Research: 'Does your research on the sunset include the observation of the sunrise?'
"You said you wanted more responsibility around here. I agree. Empty this."
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"I don't get it. I hired him to workout for me every day, and I still haven't lost any weight."
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"If we don't see the boss's shadow, it means six more weeks of delegated work for us."
'My new years resolution was to delegate more...so I delegated managing massively increased demands with drastically reduced resources to George.'
Driveway sealing roller tubes! Fun for the kids and no work for you!
'Get Davis to do it. He's user friendly.'
'I'd like to see you in my office Johnston, to discuss your task delegation skills.'
"Hey, why can't I get any help with this paperwork?!"
"I like things to be done my way but by somebody else."