Sometimes I think that at work we desperately want to pretend we are heroes and play a game of some kind.

Why else would would call our company-wide group therapy sessions ALL HANDS MEETINGS? Feels like pirates preparing to go plunder the sea, right?

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Or why do we build WAR ROOMS? Are we preparing for war or just pretending that outselling our competitor’s useless little product is just like battling an army of orcs?

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And my favorite one is definitely when businesses create a TASKFORCE. Feels like a special forces unit infiltrating the enemy territory and barely escaping,  doesn’t it?

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What are your favorite heroic workplace words or phrases? 🙂

Published by marcelklimo

Hey there. My name is Marcel Klimo and I spend most of my days managing projects, designing stuff or speaking publicly about my work and obsessions. I am obsessed with games and designing ways to build a more playful world. In my free time, I am either with my daughter and wife, watching scifi or playing too much of the online game Overwatch.

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