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ManagementSpeak: That’s an interesting question. Translation: No. Thanks to Mark Janda for an interesting translation.
ManagementSpeak: I’m a realist. Translation: I’m a pessimist. Thanks to this week’s contributor for his realistic translation.
ManagementSpeak: I am here to implement change. Translation: I have no idea what we do or should do, but we will continue to reorganize anyway. Alternate translation: I have too much time on my hands and need more work. This week’s anonymous contributor had just enough time on his hands to share this thought with […]
Clarke’s third law: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Sir Arthur C. Clarke
“If the truth were self-evident, eloquence would be unnecessary.” – Cicero
ManagementSpeak: The first stage of this effort will require 1 to 2 hours one on one time with myself. Translation: I want the best of everyone’s thinking on this, just as soon as I’ve made up my mind about everything. Today’s anonymous contributor gave us his best thinking. Why don’t you?
ManagementSpeak: I am here to bring efficiency, not to win a popularity contest. Translation: Why build bridges when I’m just going to burn them anyway? Correspondent L.T. is basking in the glow of another recently departed Guru.
ManagementSpeak: We need a short-term, medium-term, and long-term plan. Translation: We need a plan for today, this week and this month. KJR needs a plan to get more excellent ManagementSpeaks like this one from long-time reader Ed Kimball.
“We’d all like to know how the information revolution eventually shakes out. I think we know. It ends in ordinariness, disappointment and advertising, as things always do.” – Tom Toles, Washington Post
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