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