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Old 10-22-2005, 05:08 PM   #1
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At the age of 92, Simon Ramo is presumably FI but he seems to be having a little trouble with the RE part. (He's the "R" in the name of the firm "TRW".) He's just written the latest in a string of books, "Meetings, Meetings and More Meetings: Getting Things Done When People Are Involved".

Unless you're John Cleese ("Meetings, Bloody Meetings"), I don't think that it's very smart to proclaim yourself a worldwide expert on meetings. And I wouldn't be especially proud of the fact that I'd been to 40,000 of them!

Here's an interesting interview, but I don't think that I'll be reading the book... unless I'm trapped in a meeting.
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Re: Another guy who can't turn it off
Old 10-22-2005, 05:38 PM   #2
 
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An "expert" on Meetings! - this is like saying you are a connoisseur of bad food!


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Old 10-22-2005, 06:59 PM   #3
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At the age of 92, Simon Ramo is presumably FI but he seems to be having a little trouble with the RE part.* (He's the "R" in the name of the firm "TRW".)* He's just written the latest in a string of books, "Meetings, Meetings and More Meetings: Getting Things Done When People Are Involved".*

Unless you're John Cleese ("Meetings, Bloody Meetings"), I don't think that it's very smart to proclaim yourself a worldwide expert on meetings.* And I wouldn't be especially proud of the fact that I'd been to 40,000 of them!

Here's an interesting interview, but I don't think that I'll be reading the book... unless I'm trapped in a meeting.
Remember the old guy (80s, 90s?) who appeared in ads while barefoot
waterskiing? I think the ad was for Glouclosamine/Condroutin (spelling
sucks but you know what I mean). Anyway, I cut it out and put in on my fridge
to provide inspiration. Damn he looked good. I'd like to look that good
at his age (or even now)
or at least be able to barefoot ski.

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Just saw that play at a community theater last week.* Live!! Live!! *
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