Top Management Lies


“When this project is over, we'll talk about the promotion. I promise.”
“I’ve already forgotten we had this conversation.”

“We have a great career track for non-managers.”
“Let’s face it, programmers just don’t have leadership potential.”

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  1. The 'technical promotion track' one stings a bit, but I love/hate this one too:

    "Nobody is getting a raise this year."
    "Nobody at your level is getting a raise this year."

    How many times……James Spinks#

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