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ManagementSpeak: Sure we can work together. Translation: Let’s do it my way. We’re translating this one Scott Mayer’s way. Thanks, Scott!
“It takes a pretty big ego to think the world will end in your lifetime.” – The estimable Randy Cassingham of This Is True fame.
“A poor man can’t afford a cheap shirt.” – Source unknown; thanks to Tony Ewell for sending this in.
ManagementSpeak: This is not a witch hunt. We just need transparent and open answers about exactly what happened here. Translation: This is a witch hunt — if we can’t find a scapegoat, we’ll end up taking the blame ourselves. Today’s contributor didn’t want to be on the wrong end of a witch hunt, so he […]
Take my advice. I don’t use it anyway. – Source unknown
ManagementSpeak: I have an opportunity for you. Translation: I need a patsy to take the fall on this project when it fails. Our old friend and frequent ManagementSpeak contributor William Adams understands how to avoid becoming a patsy.
ManagementSpeak: Be brief. I’m a busy person. Translation: I have to watch an all-day cricket match on television. The one thing we know about the mysterious contributor known only as S.K of www.cyberbrahma.com/ is that he understands the game of cricket.
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Source unknown, frequently attributed to Albert Einstein And then there’s the mudskipper …
ManagementSpeak: It doesn’t matter when the day ends, this needs completed. Translation: A lack of planning on my part most certainly does constitute a crisis on your part. It didn’t matter when the day ended … Jerry Harvey stepped up and provided us an excellent addition to our ManagementSpeak inventory.
ManagementSpeak: You’ll thank me later. Translation: You’ll hate me for the rest of your life. Our appreciation for Doug Tuggle’s acute ear might not be eternal, but it is sincere.« Previous Entries