August 6, 2004

Excerpts: Who Are "They" Anyway - Part XXVI

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 8:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

I dont know,
      I replied wearily.
Maybe its hopeless.
Ive been trying
to find this they
that I hear
people talking about
all the time.
My teammates
complain about they;
      my boss grumbles
      about they;
            and people I talk to
            in other departments
            bemoan all the problems
                  caused by this
                  mysterious and elusive they.
Im just trying to find out,
who are they,

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.