It’s been a little more than a month since I’ve "sold out," as my friends would jokingly say, and gone corporate.
I gotta say, I am enjoying it a lot; more than I thought I would. I gave up a little freedom but I get to work with a lot of very smart people who love what they’re doing. How could you not have fun in such an environment?
Still, I’d forgotten about many of the trappings of the corporate world. One of the most glaring of those things is the catch-phrases that get bandied about so effortlessly. I chuckle to myself when I hear one, but I’m sure I will inevitably eventually catch myself using them.
Anyway, the point of this post is to laugh at myself and my environment. I was thinking recently about Monty Python and their wonderful parody of Corporate America in the Crimson Permanent Assurance, the short film that preceded their feature-length film, The Meaning Of Life. So, without further ado, here is my favorite lampoon of Corporate America: