People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo!

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

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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.

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

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