I Hate Corporate Cliches

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    The 15 Dumbest Things You Hear at Work

    I want to point out the most ridiculous work sayings or cliches that really get on my nerves. It's as if taking something simple and phrasing it in an idiotic and often nonsensical way has become a key part of fitting into corporate culture. I say NO. Let's take a look at my...
    theTruth theTruth
    31-35, M
    48 Responses Jun 7, 2008

    More Gems

    Loads more cliches - gotta love/Hate em!  Best of Breed Context: If we're going to survive in this market, we'll need to challenge the best of breed Meaning: Our service is rubbish compared to our biggest competitors. Similar: Best in class. Bespoke Context: We'll...
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    Aug 20, 2008

    I Hate Stupid Cliches To Get Through A Crappy Job

    "Do it for your family", "Think of your children", "Contribute to society", "We need to make the world go round", "Thats why we call it work", "We all have to do things we dont want to", "Think positively" and my favorite, "Theres nothing you can do about it". Like shut up with...
    ratburn ratburn
    Oct 3, 2013

    Corporate America At Its Finest

    Corporate America at it's Finest A magazine recently ran a "Dilbert Quotes" contest. They were looking for people to submit quotes from their real-life Dilbert-type managers. These were voted the top ten quotes in corporate America : "As of tomorrow...
    theTruth theTruth
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Sep 13, 2007
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