D always started at 70 where I'm from...go figure. The local district here shows numerical grades on report cards and then lets you match them up to a letter grade if you care to.
- The weekly status meeting in the room with an automatic light switch, where the lights went out because there wasn't enough movement in the room.
- Another weekly status meeting (in another company) where my coworker got angry with our project leader, and threatened to continue the discussion outside in, say, a more physical manner.
We often hear about the 5 W's in school--perhaps those planning meetings could focus a little more on the Who and Why, as opposed to the What, Where, and When?
Oh, we were talking about corporate meetings. Never mind.
P.S. - instead of being fired, my coworker was moved to another project, working with newer technology and not having to deal wiith daily production issues. Talk about sending a message to the rest of the staff!