People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo!

Spot the tricks people use to attempt to look smart in meetings.

How to play:

Visit People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo and print one copy of this game card for each player, refreshing the page before each print, or have the players print their own bingo cards. These instructions will not be printed. You can also select an embeddable card only version of the game or a multiple card version of the game when playing on line, or with a smart phone.

Click/Mark each block when you see or hear these words and phrases. When you get five blocks horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "BULLSHIT!!!". Or play as a drinking game and for every block you mark off, take a sip, and finish your drink each time you get five blocks in a row.

"We need to wrap our heads around this.""Please get back to us on this"
Making someone else do the work and report back.
"How can we productize this?"I don't need the details.""I'm a bit of a visionary"
Asks the presenter to go back a slide"I used to think that, too.""Why don't you summarize again for everyone else?""Will this scale?"Encourages people to "take a step back"
Draws a Venn diagram"What are the 'next steps'?"PEOPLE TRYING TO LOOK SMART IN MEETINGS BINGO
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"Sorry, I was multitasking.""I think what X is trying to say is..."
"Let's put a stake in the ground"Nods while pretending to take notes"Well, thease are the facts.""At the end of the day..."Repeats what someone else said, but very slowly
"I can see why you might think that.""You did a great job on that, X."
Showing their in the position to judge and condescend.
Translates percentages into fractions"Let's just get to the bottom line."Steps out for a phone call

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