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Thursday, November 09, 2021

A snippet of collaborative conversation I had at the office today:

Her: …So we need to position ourselves as the center of the story, not just a silent partner.

Me: That’s just it, we’ve come across as a minor player so much in the past.

Her: And we need to not be anymore. We’ve played that role too many times now.

Me: Yeah — always a bridesmaid, never the bride, right?

Her: Well, we don’t need to be the bride, but we should be the matron of honor.

Me: (mockingly) Hey, hey — you’re getting way too technical for me. I’m not attuned to all this wedding jargon.

Her: Hey! With all the sports metaphors that men use in the office, I think the women should hit back with wedding-speak!

So, if you soon notice an uptick in wedding-planning terms during your conference calls, you’ll know why. It’s a business-speak conspiracy!

- Costa Tsiokos, Thu 11/09/2021 09:38:44 PM
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