Archive for March 25, 2011

Do as I say, not as I mean

March 25, 2011

Say it properly

After exclusively revealing some training notes from our secret senior managers training recently and getting away with it, I thought I’d share another memo which I’ve received.  These are designed to prepare me for life as a senior manager in the future, so I’ve been asked to memorise as much as possible and start using it on a regular basis.

Any of this sound familiar?


Today we are going to be looking at language: specifically that which you will need to know.  There needs to be a very clear divide between what you are saying and what you are meaning, so be sure to use the right words at the right time.  Simply go through the column on the right, select the appropriate situation and use the language on the left.

And if all else fails, pull out number one on our list…