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Change Management: Here There,,,'We thought we'd put in the detail later,'
"Tom, mentoring is more than encouraging people to be just like you."
'This really is an innovative approach, but I'm afraid we can't consider it. It's never been done before.'
'Why is it that nothing ever gets done at these meetings?'
'Why do I have to go first?' 'There's no I in team, Dave.'
'My policy is to stay in close contact with my employees . . . figuratively speaking.'
'Getting here on time every morning, and never have a day off sick, just isn't good enough Moulding! How are you ever going to get through all the stuff I keep piling on top of you if you don't work through your lunch-break as well?'
Interviewee: 'Nah, work related stress isn't a problem - I've never taken a job seriously enough for it to bother me!'
'Jenkins, I asked you for some feedBACK... ah what the heck, it's almost lunch...'
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'But APART from increased profitability, better customer support, enhanced margins, reduced stress and improved staff morale WHAT is the POINT of all this emphasis on increased PRODUCTIVITY?'
'My job is to make decisions. Your job is to make them good decisions.'
The Department of Lessons Learned...
Desk bins: 'Action' 'Action-Worthy' 'Action-ific'... 'Actually Done' (Nothing).
Like many of those in tribicles, Mitch dreamed of one day moving up to the real deal.
Company Halloween Party. 'I'm the boss. That should be scary enough.'
Rock, paper and scissors fighting in office conference room.
'Vicious, intelligent and ruthless? Certainly. But I think my biggest asset is that I'm a survivor!'
"I always cry at mergers."
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"Frankly, I feel we can learn much from China. For example, restoring dignity to the concept of menial labor."
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"Unless one is a humorist, Haskins. One should avoid attempts at humor."
"First the open floor plan, now this."
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Employees of the Month
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"Mumford! I thought you were killed instantly."
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"I know doesn't look like I'm doing anything, but I'm like a cat ready to pounce."
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"We could hire another accountant and secretary, but wouldn't it be fun to have a barista?"