Phrases of MBAs

Phrases of MBAs
October 14th, 2006  
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Phrases of MBAs

  • 1. You ask the waiter what the restaurant's core competencies are.
  • 2. You decide to re-organize your family into a "team-based organization."
  • 3. You refer to dating as test marketing.
  • 4. You can spell "paradigm."
  • 5. You actually know what a paradigm is.
  • 6. Your Valentine's Day cards have bullet points.
  • 7. You celebrate your wedding anniversary by conducting a performance review.
  • 8. You believe you never have any problems in your life, just "issues" and "improvement opportunities."
  • 9. You explain to your bank manager that you prefer to think of yourself as "highly leveraged" as opposed to "in debt."
  • 10. You end every argument by saying, "let's talk about this off-line."
  • 11. You can explain to somebody the difference between "re-engineering," "down-sizing," "right-sizing," and "firing people."
  • 12. You refer to your significant other as "my Co-CEO."
  • 13. You start to feel sorry for Dilbert's boss.
  • 14. You believe the best tables and graphs take an hour to comprehend.
  • 15. You insist that you do some more market research before you and your spouse produce another child.
  • 16. You use the terms "value-added," “90-percent solution,” and “low hanging fruit” without falling down laughing.
October 14th, 2006  

Funny one!
October 14th, 2006  
I think engineering must have been infiltrated by MBAs. We have meetings to schedule meetings. The graphs are complicated 3D multicolored monstrosities that the presenter flashes for about a millisecond and then wants you to comment on it.
Phrases of MBAs
October 15th, 2006  
LOL That's great!

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