seanoliver’d: A definition

I received a tremendous email today. Here is a segment.

seanolivered (verb): Being told that you have a great personality and everyone loves you, but if you ever want to get promoted, you need to be a lot less you.

Example: “Crichton had a great mid-year review, until the last 5 minutes, when she was unexpectedly Seanolivered”

Now, this is a lot funnier if you know me, or if you have worked for me, but what it means is that I’M NOT ALONE, I WAS SIMPLY FIRST. God, I laughed so hard. Corporate American wasps. Pure comedy.

The Author

Sean Oliver

Sean Oliver is a management consultant in Seattle, WA