January 16, 2010 in The Things People Say Out Their Mouths
Note: Cross-posted from Threat Quality Press, a Blog of honorable Repute overseen by handsome Men.
The executive uses this phrase, or some variation (“the way forward,” et cetera), nine times in one meeting. It’s a signal that, despite his stated confidence in the future, he has no idea what it holds. What’s more, it marks a reluctance to consider his corporation’s past — the missteps and crap initiatives (oh, I could name a few) that brought him to this sad juncture, with his workers diminished in strength and chewing their cuticles over each new memo that hits the inbox.