(1). Something your boss doesn’t want to have to do … ever. So, keep it simple, stupid.
“Look, Jim … sounds like a great idea, but you really need to flesh out these requirements a bit more before we can propose this as a new project. We can’t have our development team doing a lot of mental detective work to try to figure out what you’re driving at.”
(1). To be careful in your work. You, I’m looking at you.
“I don’t know what I’m going to do with Michelle. She’s been working here for three years and still can’t seem to be able to color inside the lines on anything! I think it may be time to find a new Michelle.”