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"You know what I'd like to do, Caslow? I'd like to create a far-reaching, innovative program that will open a lot of channels, offer great opportunities, link up with all kind of things, and enable something or other to happen. Any ideas?"
"I'll keep thinking inside the box as long as they let me smoke in the box."
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"You wouldn't like it if I woke up and wrote things down in the middle of the night."
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'Well, SURE they'd like me to come up with bold and innovative ideas...but I've got a career to protect!'
"Actually I worked my way up from 'ideas'.'
"Just how fresh are these insights?"
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'It's weird, I know, but he does come up with some of our best ideas that way.'
"Actually, I got some pretty good ideas when I was in the box."
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"Actually, I worked my way up from 'ideas'."
"I've come up with all the right words for our new sales strategy, now we just need to work out what order to put them in!"
'I have good idea of how to improve our sales team.' - 'Great, when are you leaving?'
"Oh no, not someone else with a mission statement."
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'Excellent,Templeton! Now come up with a product!'
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'Okay, let's go over this again: You tell me your great ideas, I repeat them back to you, then you tell me I have a great idea and I get all the credit for it!'
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"Penny for your thoughts, Jenkins? I'd sell you mine but you couldn't afford them."
"The last good idea my boss had was mine!"
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"Well, Stoddard, I think I've bounced enough ideas off you for one day."
'He managed to think himself into the box !'
"Be careful with the ideas you generate during the brainstorming session, lest they result in another round of drug testing."
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Office worker is crushed by a think balloon. Co-worker says: 'I feel bad because I was always telling him to think big.'
"Teddy, did you agree to sell an idea to Google for one point two seven billion?"
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"I think I have a germ of an idea."
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"Anybody want to merge with a steel mill?"
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