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'I'll let you in on a little secret, son: If you're really, REALLY careful, absolute power only corrupts a little bit.'
'Don't worry if you don't know the rules -- we're making it up as we go along ...'
'Apparently many companies experience problems including: a lack of direction, poor accountability, lack of respect among members, pushing personal agendas, poor communication ...'
We found 'im!
'Due to budget cuts we are having to take on more temporary staff.'
After a lifetime of chasing that elusive creature, Alvin stopped to reassess his time management skills.
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"I think we must accept that things have got to get worse before they can get even worse."
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"I prefer to pillage from the right and govern from the center."
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"Actually, my political philosophy is pretty simple: 'Practice Random Gridlock and Senseless Acts of Partisanship!'"
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Chinese Whispers In The Boardroom
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"The key is to blame the federal government without implicating this Administration."
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Sorting Papers Into One Of Two Baskets: 'Waffle' and 'Pander'
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"Honk If You're Running For Governor!
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If there's a problem I'm totally hands-on...especially if they're throwing money at it.
Lotus Position: 'I'm a fiscal conservative, but a liberal on social issues and the environment...'
"The Board just wants to be sure you're well supported."
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Three popular executive swivel styles, and what they mean.
'The speech was fine, until you said self-importance instead of self-regulation.'
'That's my boy!'
Socialism on a Twig.
The Cost of Day-Care
Days Since Last Gardening Leave
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"Jan I thought I should be the first to tell you - the police have found indecent images of money on my computer."
"We'll close this session, then, with our usual call for an end to this tiresome partisan bickering!"