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August 4, 2004

Excerpts: Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XIV

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 6:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

When I reached the top
      the elevator doors opened,
            and a crowd of suits
            was standing there.
The meeting had just adjourned
      and everyone was gathered
            waiting for the elevator.
Excuse me,
are you the people in charge?
Ive been looking for you
everywhere.
Heck, no,
      one suit replied,
But Id sure like to give them
a piece of my mind!
His face turned red
as he continued,
Theyre in their union hall,
Everyone knows
that its Labor that controls
what happens around here.

About Dylan Schleicher


Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.