(1). To pull people off unnecessary, endless projects to make them work on other unnecessary, endless projects.
“Okay, so I think in order to properly resource this effort, we are going to have to bring in some folks from the servicing team. Unfortunately, they don’t have anyone to spare right now, so your project is going to happen … possibly ever.”
(1). To attend a conference or seminar that encourages you to bring your own food. You should think about getting on some better mailing lists or something, dude.
“So, I’m going to this talk about how to land clients tomorrow. They told everyone to brown bag it, so I guess I’m bringing my lunch. Come to think of it, they don’t seem very good at landing clients….