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Inspirational or a waste of precious slacking-off time? I once went on a buzzword bingo-laden training course which ended up with my being held at gunpoint in public. Could have gone better, to be honest. Tell us your tales from either side of the lectern

(, Thu 15 Mar 2012, 15:01)
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One Friday afternoon I was installed on the Waterloo-Southampton 'express' (30% added creaking) but had forgotten my reading material for the journey, leaving me with the sole option of looking out the window at the blurry scenery whizzing past and listening to the conversation of the two Suits sat next to me, who had apparently been to a seminar that afternoon.

One of the speakers had prepared an immensely detailed presentation with dozens of densely-filled PowerPoint slides. He had also, sadly, forgotten to bring his notes or his reading glasses on the day, so he delivered his entire presentation with his nose scrunched up against his laptop screen and failed to make eye contact once with his target audience.
(, Wed 21 Mar 2012, 22:42, 2 replies)

(, Thu 22 Mar 2012, 5:11, closed)
We are, quite literally,
through the looking glass.
(, Thu 22 Mar 2012, 10:00, closed)

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