The superfluous manager

The language of modern business seems omni-present. It's a language invented by consultants that is regrettably, developed and promoted in daily speech by managers

’The superfluous manager' Listen up people. It’s not rocket science. Stop reinventing the wheel. You’re flogging a dead horse. We need to use blue-sky thinking. Let’s keep in mind our helicopter view. Together we can work smarter not harder. Peel the onion and drill down to the nub of it. Decide what goes on the back burner. Dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s. So let’s all hit the ground running. If we stay on the critical path. We’re in a win-win situation. Giving us the Wao factor!

(Seryianis & PEF, 2018)




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This poem is narrated by Lorraine Ansell, a British female voiceover professional.