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    Entries in cliche (6)

    Sunday
    Feb172013

    Cartoon of the Week 2/17: Consultant Speak

    CLICK TO ENLARGESometimes I actually admire people who can rattle off meaningless babble like this with utter effortlessness and authority. Asking what such people REALLY mean only invites more of the same. Better to just wait for it to end.

    Tuesday
    Sep182012

    Outsourcing Cartoon of the Week 9/17: Teamwork

    CLICK TO ENLARGEAs you have probably surmized by now I am not big on aphorisms. Mostly they are oversimplifications of more complex dynamics -- hey wait I guess cartoons do the same thing. Well anyway this is a medium to stimulate thought without a big time investment. Enjoy.

    Monday
    Jun182012

    Cartoon of the Week 6/18/12: Conventionality

    CLICK TO ENLARGEThis weeks toon adds humor to everyone's growing list of overused catch phrases by proposing a couple of unintentional interpretations. You'll never hear these two phrases again in quite the same way from here on out.

    Monday
    May142012

    Cartoon of the Week 5/14/12: Tight Ship

    CLICK TO ENLARGEThis one was inspired by an overuse of cliche in a recent meeting and has nothing to do with anyone I currently work for or with. I think our ability to invent analogies is one of the most creative elements of our intellect and why I find an over-reliance on cliche a lazy approach to the fuller possibilities of communication.

    Tuesday
    Apr172012

    Cartoon of the Week 4/16/12: The Interview

    CLICK TO ENLARGEThis one was excerpted from an actual job description I read on LinkedIn. I continue to be astonished that people can speak spontaneously like that and furthermore that anybody actually understands such gibberish.