Management in 100 words
The England football manager claims he only needs 100 words of
English to manage the team. On the understanding that like the England
team your team understands the basics what would your 100 words be? I
came up with Yes, top priority, well done. After some thought
I added No, not good enough and stay in budget.
If you don’t do the small talk about holidays, football and kids
what’s left just a few motivational phrases, don’t let me down,
don’t let yourself down, just do what we did last time, you can do
Of course body language greatly extends the vocabulary he said head
bowed, hands in pockets as he scurried back to the car park after
another boring and frustrating meeting in which Wayne forgot his
papers and Joe knocked over the water jug.