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.

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

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