MyRaganites share analogies better suited to the locker room than the conference room
With Sports Cliché Week coming up July 11–17, we asked readers in a MyRagan Forum post, “What are some of your favorite and least favorite sports clichés used in the office?”
Baseball season is in full swing, so MyRaganites stepped up to the plate—and boy, did they come through in the clutch.
Some sports clichés, we’ve learned, are slam dunks; others are air balls. Enjoy, and please add your own in the Comments section.
Evan McCollum, a corporate communication specialist, contributes this:
From the “Boy is that obvious” dept.: “We just have to take it one game at a time.” I don’t think I’d use this in the office.
Yeah, maybe we should take these one cliché at a time. (Maybe it’s too late.)
MMAMSDEN, communications expert, offers this banal acronym:
Not a big fan of “Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM).” It’s been a little overused.
More like, “Tired Employees Abhor Motivators.”
Andreaprice, who works in marketing communications, shares this tidbit about her office: