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Climbing to the top.
Remembers: Elevators can go down as well as up.
Discussed on Car Talk
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"Just a heads up, Hal -- the board plans to promote you to some kind of flavor and fast-track you to aftertaste status by next year."
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Expulsion with Goody Bags
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'You'll learn that our corporate structure is a bit unconventional.'
'I used to worry about becoming a big cheese in the company. Now that I'm a big cheese in the company, I worry about my cholesterol.'
'I was just given more responsibility. Now I am not only responsible for corporate mumbo but also for corporate jumbo.'
"Cut to commercial! For pity's sake, cut to commercial!"
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"Guess who got promoted to cosmetics research."
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'Where do I see myself in five years? Well, if I make it through this day...'
'Whomever pulls the sword from the stone will lead this project.'
"No promotion, but I do get to hold the laser pointer at the next meeting."
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'We're ready to move you to the top, Hopkins... but we don't know how much loneliness you can tolerate.'
'The entire staff hates you. Your promotion to management has been a complete success.'
'We are giving out bonuses for no sane reason.'
'I can't take the position until I overcome inertia.'
'This promotion means you'll be getting the blame directly from me.'
'Your promotion comes with longer hours with no extra pay. Welcome to middle management.'
'As editor, your first job will be to rewrite your resume.'
"He started at the bottom and found it to be his comfort zone."
"It's a shame we can't come together and find a bipartisan solution in which our party comes out ahead."
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We should promote many of our staff to management positions...
'This new position in our company will move me further from ampersand.'