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