How to Maintain a Positive Attitude About an Unpleasant Task

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Reader Comments (23)

A very good strip indeed. One of the best.

It's marketing at its purest.

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFabio

I'm taking notes for the big project meeting next week...

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGraham

Beautiful last line.

Uh, not to denigrate the rest of the comic.

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSt. Chris

Is your client the neighborhood hobo?

March 21, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterwarrior two

Excellent, as per usual. Sounded pretty familiar too...

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick

I'm sorely tempted to add "I dissemble using erudite misdirection" to the signature on my work e-mail. Great comic.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJason

LOL "I dissemble using erudite misdirection" LMAO that's awesome!

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterdjDeathx

Heheh

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAdam

Humorous, but I feel bad for you if it's a true story.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAdam S.

Hahaha, I love it! Good way to start a Monday morning.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNubCake

He should offer to take the client to the Gentleman's Club again. Just to see the smoking jacket and Col. Sanders.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjames yeamans

The client's last words are brilliant

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBrother Random

For some time now, I've noticed that the third panel in these strips is often the most funny, and for me, this one is no exception!
"For you I dissemble using erudite misdirection." LOL! I long for the day when I can use that line myself... (How pathetic is that?)

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCR

Isn't this a repost? One of my favorites too.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMieu

Good afternoon!

Any ressemblance to reality is purely corporative! :P

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

Haha, i love it!

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJerod T.

Funny! "Lying through enhanced vocabulary". Seems like the people who have made no progress should be talking to the client.

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKris L

Someone else got the last word?! Preposterous!

March 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteranon

This reminds me of my office, oh wait....

March 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTorousisme

That is one _truculent_ looking client. And no wonder.

I spent my entire working life in the civil service (VA hospital), and long had the
impression that private sector workplaces were zones of intense productivity,
where the weak and slow were weeded out and the pursuit of profit drove
everyone on as if Dagny Taggart were behind them with a whip.

Between this strip and my husband's stories of industrial design/contract furniture brokerage,
I have been disabused of this notion. Now I'm amazed that anything, anywhere, gets done at all.

March 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRobert

Laughed really hard at this one! The NEXT two didn't amuse me so much, I must admit.

March 31, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNiri

thats golden "they need a scapegoat" love it

May 16, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermatt

You started working less to accomplish nothing? All I need to accomplish nothing is this website.

January 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterThalia

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