Corporate Time Equivalents

Spotted this by Marco Kaye in “McSweeney’s Internet Tendency” published in October Reader’s Digest

Corporate Time Equivalents

Just a sec = 5 minutes

Just a minute = 10 minutes

No more than 5 minutes = 1 hour

Quick meeting = 3 hours

Could use a hand = 1 week

Cool little project = 6 endless months

Interesting Opportunity = 2 years

Job = crap, has it really been X years?

Let’s revisit this later = never shall we speak of this again

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