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Desk bins: 'Action' 'Action-Worthy' 'Action-ific'... 'Actually Done' (Nothing).
"I know we didn't accomplish anything, but that's what meetings are for."
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"Look, all I'm asking is that we let market forces bring a greater degree of efficiency into our marriage."
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"Now that we've got your head back on, let's move to the next bit of business."
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"He does the whole lightning-bolt-thing on line now."
"I'll tell you what it is. It's two hundred thousand peasants from permissive peasant homes, that's what it is."
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"Mr. Sherman, you hired our team of management consultants to stremline your enterprise, and that is precisely what we are doing."
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It's easier if we all pull together.
The First Modular Phone Implant Garners Envious Looks Along Fifth Avenue.
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"My schedule is just nuts."
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'Eileen, it says on your resume that you are good at multi-tasking. Can you elaborate on that for me?
'Of course it's efficient - it's a flowchart.'
"It was the cheapest way for us to cover the potholes."
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"We'll find the money for that. My guy is on it right now."
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A man attempts to execute a man with a wireless device.
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Surely there's an easier way of moving files?'
"And with the optional remote you make all these little lights go off and on really quickly." You can have an IT system with all the latest bells and whistles...or you could have one that WORKS
"We're down to two potential hires: you and an efficiency algorithm on a Malaysian server barge."
A road painter is resting on the side of the road. Rather than painting white lines on a black road he has been painting black on a white road, leaving some white bits.
I think that may have been one software revision and unnecessary upgrade too many for him.
"Thank you for neglecting your work long enough to listen to my thoughts on efficiency."
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'This new model cuts your work by half. It goes down half the time and stops you working.'
'It's a 300 page government questionnaire about cutting back on bureaucracy!'