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Haiku for You and Your Consulting Firm

Change of pace today.
Only haiku, not advice.
You deserve some fun.

One more week gone, and
the proposal isn’t signed
Should I call again?

Hooray, they said yes!
Let’s review the task timeline.
Uh oh. We owe what?!

She greets me warmly.
The flight attendant knows me.
Another Monday.

The client requests
an extra analysis.
More work? Aaack. Scope creep.

Our report, page 12,
the client hears what he wants.
Now he is happy.

Presentation done,
at last this job is finished.
Where’s the next project?

Other consultants
need a respite from their toil.
Post your clever verse.


31 Comments
  1. Marlene D Chism
    August 3, 2019 at 11:11 am Reply

    David,
    This was such a fun exercise. Thank you for facilitating it!!

    • David A. Fields
      August 7, 2019 at 7:35 am Reply

      It was fun because smartypants like you joined the fray, Marlene. I’m glad you did!

  2. Ismail Abdur-Rahman
    August 6, 2019 at 3:24 pm Reply

    Accelerate growth
    Small business owners dream big
    Spreadsheets never lie

    • David A. Fields
      August 7, 2019 at 7:38 am Reply

      It’s wonderful to see meter about metrics. Your combination of art and linear thinking is very fun, Ismail. Thank you for sharing your wit!

  3. Franziska R.
    August 15, 2019 at 3:06 pm Reply

    Nothing like haikus
    in the middle of summer
    to provoke a smile

    • David A. Fields
      August 20, 2019 at 6:40 pm Reply

      Lovely!

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