(1). You know who these guys are. You also know you’re never going to be one of them. So there.
“Well, we tried to get our proposal approved today. Unfortunately, the powers that be think it’ll be a much better use of firm resources to hold another ‘top producer’ offsite in Maui. We’re never going to get that new coffee maker now!”
(1). A corporate shill who incessantly spouts the company line and is always sickeningly positive about everything. He will be your boss within eighteen months.
“Just look at Paul over there! He’s a real thought leader here at the firm. Always looking for ways to find efficiencies and cost-cutting solutions. Come to think of it, almost all of his solutions involve consolidating roles…in him…hmmm…”