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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.'
'I'm afraid you'll have to work late tonight, I want you to attend this talk on work-life balance.'
"All I need is a chair. I delegate everything."
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'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.'
"You're fired. Pass it on."
Primary care trusts (PCT) passing work to GPs.
"Dorothy, Mr Zwerdling won't be in today - here's a list of people he wants sacked."
'Well, this certainly explains much of the company's missing data. Who else thought the 'DEL' key on their computer was for delegating work?'
"Never delegate authority; delegate liability."
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'My new year's resolution was to delegate more...So I delegated managing massively increased demands with drastically reduced resources in a flat-lining economy to George.'
"It's Christmas, Melanie. Have young Cosgrove go down to the street and give something back to the community."
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'I'm just saying if our nanny can afford a nanny then we're paying too much.'
'Bill, we've decided to send you back to the minors for a while so you can brush up on your delegating!'
'My projects are behind schedule because I'm too busy. . . so I'm transferring them to you instead. . . Why are your projects behind schedule?!'
'Admit it Henderson, it's your first time isn't it.'
Executive Softball League
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"Your boss asked our boss to have our people talk with your people."
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Things to Do: Delegate.
"Finally the cat's away, and I get stuck with the Davidson account."
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'Sir, according to the latest Security and Exchange Commission rules, you can't delegate your identity.'
"How we doing on those commandments?"
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"Crumple this into a little ball, will you?"
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'I'll get this rock; you get the other.'
"No, Hoskins, you're not going to do it just because I'm telling you to do it. You're going to do it because you believe in it."