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Cutting corners can cost money.
"This desk job is killing me Jim. I need to be out in the field."
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'I agree... He's had a brilliant career trajectory. But a lot of people sure got hurt along the way.'
"Miss Gaines, send in someone who reminds me of myself as a lad."
"Your sister got another promotion."
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"Ooh look, this week they're having a buy one, get one on burial plots."
"This job is going nowhere."
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For the new gardener.
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Scented and Unscented Magazines
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Climbing to the top.
"Oh, yes, Paul—whisper sweet sponsored content in my ear."
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"I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm hoping there's room to negotiate the title? What about 'Rises-to-the-Occasions-Mary?', or 'Cool-Under-Pressure-Mary?'
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Remembers: Elevators can go down as well as up.
Discussed on Car Talk
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"It's not the best way to choose who makes partner, but I love the look on their faces when the wheel spins."
"Sometimes it's better to dress for the job you have."
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"Live Music The Doesn't Make You Want to Kill Yourself."
"The ginger root got the promotion because the ginger root is qualified."
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"There are two ways we can go here - bark or bite."
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"Good news, Connors. I'm elevating you to crony."
'Great news, Haverford... I've decided to let you into my select orbit of trusted friends and advisers!'
"If we give you an office with a window, how do we know you won't just fly away?"
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"Company policy, as soon as your name goes on a door you get your own blood pressure cuff."
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"With the bump in salary comes a lot more responsibility and my choice of three new stress related illnesses."
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"ummm... tell your friends."
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