People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo!

Spot the tricks people use to attempt to look smart in meetings.

How to play:

Visit People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo and print one copy of this game card for each player, refreshing the page before each print, or have the players print their own bingo cards. These instructions will not be printed. You can also select an embeddable card only version of the game or a multiple card version of the game when playing on line, or with a smart phone.

Click/Mark each block when you see or hear these words and phrases. When you get five blocks horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "BULLSHIT!!!". Or play as a drinking game and for every block you mark off, take a sip, and finish your drink each time you get five blocks in a row.

Translates percentages into fractions"We need to wrap our heads around this.""I don't need the details.""Let's just get to the bottom line."Paces around the room
"At the end of the day...""Will this scale?""What are the 'next steps'?""Please get back to us on this"
Making someone else do the work and report back.
Encourages people to "take a step back"
"I'm a bit of a visionary"Draws a Venn diagramPEOPLE TRYING TO LOOK SMART IN MEETINGS BINGO
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"You might be right"Nods while pretending to take notes
"I think what X is trying to say is..."Repeats what someone else said, but very slowlyAsks the presenter to go back a slide"You did a great job on that, X."
Showing their in the position to judge and condescend.
"Sorry, I was multitasking."
"Well, thease are the facts.""I can see why you might think that.""Let's put a stake in the ground""Why don't you summarize again for everyone else?""How can we productize this?

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