Tag Archives: team spirit

Re: Clandestine changes made to your workspace in the night

If you’ve ever entered your workstation in the morning and thought, “Surely, someone has been messing with my stuff during the night,” you’ll be pleased and displeased to learn that you are correct. After the rest of the staff goes … Continue reading

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Let’s marry my idea with your effort

(Guest post from a colleague)  I have a huge idea. It might be game changing or even (dare I dream) paradigm shifting.  I’ll shoot you straight, though: It’s going to require a big commitment of your time and resources. The … Continue reading

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Aggressive karaoke performance terrifies all

The Legal Department routinely meets at a local bar for team-building activities like drinking, karaoke and yet more drinking. At last night’s karaoke jam, Standards and Practices Manager Reginald Patterson shocked the crowd when he followed a colleague’s sedate performance … Continue reading

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TUES: Bring Your Cats and Dogs to Work Day, WEDS: Mourn Your Mauled Cats Day

Rejoice, pet lovers, and revolt, allergy sufferers: Tuesday of this week is Bring Your Cats and Dogs to Work Day, when owners are invited to bring their canine and feline friends for a day of fun in a windowless conference … Continue reading

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Consultants successfully game the system

You know that consultants routinely make twice what you make for similar work, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. They also enjoy full management support for their projects and, when they’re done, they’re on to their next overpaid … Continue reading

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Creepy boss is a creepy father

For most of his life, Marketing VP Bob Crenshaw was a boss best described as creepy, and childless. A whirlwind marriage five years ago to a woman with a 17-year-old daughter named Claire changed half of the “creepy and childless” … Continue reading

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Failure to use “Out of office” auto reply leads to eternity in hell

A recently departed colleague was surprised to find himself in a lower circle of hell, he communicated through a medium earlier this morning. “I was a pretty decent guy, I thought,” Paul Blanch, formerly of Finance, said. “But I guess … Continue reading

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