Mar 2, 2010

Corporate Talk

A detailed list of "What they say" and "What they mean"

**1."We will do it" means "You will do it" **

**2."You have done a great job" means "More work to be given to you" **

**3."We are working on it" means "We have not yet started working on the same" **

**4."Tomorrow first thing in the morning" means "It's not getting done least not tomorrow!" **

**5."After discussion we will decide-I am very open to views" means "I have already decided, I will tell you what to do" **

**6."There was a slight miscommunication" means "We had actually lied"**

**7."Lets call a meeting and discuss" means "I have no time now, will talk later"**

**8."We can always do it" means "We actually cannot do the same on time" **

**9."We are on the right track but there needs to be a slight extension of the deadline" means "The project is screwed up, we cannot deliver on time." **

**10."We had slight differences of opinion "means "We had actually fought"**

**11."Make a list of the work that you do and let's see how I can help you" means "Anyway you have to find a way out no help from me" **

**12."You should have told me earlier" means "Well even if you told me earlier that would have made hardly any difference!" **

**13."We need to find out the real reason" means "Well I will tell you where your fault is" **

**14."Well Family is important; your leave is always granted. Just ensure that the work is not affected," means, "Well you know..." **

**15."We are a team," means, "I am not the only one to be blamed" **

**16."That's actually a good question" means "I do not know anything about it"**

**17."All the Best" means "You are in trouble"**

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