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1998-02-01
Meeting attendees introduce themselves, but Alice can't say who she works for.
Management, meeting, introduction, shame by association, taint, Susan Block, Max Blump, Alice, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 16

1998-02-02
Author Norman Solomon says the Dilbert Comic Strip is harmful to workers, Dogbert reports.
Society, Norman Solomon, Dilbert Comic Strip, controlled experiment, sarcasm, rebellion, complacency, bald, Dogbert, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 17

1998-02-03
The Boss wants to start discriminating against single people.
Management, discrimination, single people, marital status, polygamists, law, legal, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 17

1998-02-04
The Boss tells Dilbert of his plans for Dilbert's career: working him to the ground then downsizing.
Professional, career path, health, obsolete, downsize, ill, skill, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 17

1998-02-05
Dilbert wears work clothes while telecommuting to maintain discipline.
Telecommuting, work clothes, discipline, theory, defective clothes, kitchen, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 18

1998-02-06
Catbert torments Wally by saying the company knows everything about Wally.
Personnel, big brother, telephone logs, web hits, e-mail, urine test, kill, policy, impersonators, college, grades, salary, family, Catbert, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 18

1998-02-07
The Boss asks Alice not to send personal e-mail messages.
Management, e-mail, monitor, personal message, unpaid overtime, clueless, productivity, Boss, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 18

1998-02-08
Dogbert is hired to stand in for a recently-resigned employee at an exit interview.
Management, exit interview, resign, motto, English, misunderstood geniuses, stand-in, leadership, hygiene, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 19

1998-02-09
The Boss asks Dilbert to deal with an issue on a going forward basis.
Management, time, going forward, issue, time travel, Boss, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 20

1998-02-10
Dogbert decides to become a supermodel.
Start of saga: Dogbert, supermodel
Fashion, sexy, mirror, supermodel, kryptonite, bathrobe, breakfast, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 20

1998-02-11
Dogbert creates his beauty mark with "Silly Putty".
Fashion, Silly Putty, supermodel, beauty mark, heroin-chic, dogs with tumours, Dogbert, Dilbert, fashion consultant

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 20

1998-02-12
A fashion consultant mistakes Dogbert's beauty mark for a tumour.
Fashion, supermodel, tumour, beauty mark, sexy, unhealthy, Silly Putty, Dogbert, fashion consultant

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 21

1998-02-13
Dogbert's first modelling assignment is a lingerie shoot, wearing black socks.
Fashion, supermodel, lingerie, black socks, sexy, ice, ice, turned on, sexually aroused, Dogbert, fashion consultant

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 21

1998-02-14
Dogbert describes being a supermodel to Dilbert.
Fashion, supermodel, sex symbol, Playgirl magazine, socks, philosophy, inner person, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 21

1998-02-15
Wally shows the technical recommendations to the Boss and feels powerless because the decisions were already made.
Management, technical recommendation, powerless, joy, decision, Helvetica font, coach, criticism, Wally, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 22

1998-02-16
Bob is chosen for the industrial espionage program where he quits, works for a competitor, and sends back secret reports.
Downsizing, industrial espionage program, quit, competitor, report, fired, cover story, secret, Bob, Alice, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 23

1998-02-17
Catbert announces the company goal to double the efficiency of all employees.
Personnel, employee efficiency, downsize, marketing, math, Catbert, Dilbert, Alice, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 23

1998-02-18
Dogbert wants to make an infomercial to target potential investors.
Dogbert-Schemes, infomercial, investor, scam, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 23

1998-02-19
Dogbert's infomercial for his no-load funds shows on television.
Dogbert-Schemes, infomercial, Dogbert No-Load Funds, pamphlet, weight loss, diet, Dogbert, scam victim, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 24

1998-02-20
Dogbert advises the Boss to refer to employees as "knowledge assets". That will send an unmistakable message.
Dogbert-Schemes, employee, knowledge asset, moron, send an unmistakable message, consultant, Dogbert, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 24

1998-02-21
Catbert says personal lives reflect on the company so dress codes will be enforced at home.
Fashion, personal life, dress code, decision, tutu, fur hat, Catbert, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 24

1998-02-22
Alice has a birthday. Wally makes a charitable donation in her name and Dilbert gives her an ashtray.
Office Politics, birthday, gift, charity, ashtray, team spirit, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 25

1998-02-23
Dilbert says what's inside a person counts.
Family, respect, hidden qualities, humble, deceit, brag, sweats, hypocrite, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 26

1998-02-24
Dogbert finds the gullible fool who continues to send anonymous chain letters.
Management, fool, anonymous, chain letter, Curse of Dogbert, swami hat, Dogbert, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 26

1998-02-25
Asok gets a chain letter and faces a choice of death for not forwarding the note or the Curse of Dogbert if he does.
Office Politics, e-mail, chain letter, Curse of Dogbert, death, spank, Asok, Wally, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 26

1998-02-26
Dilbert consults the Garbageman on how to handle chain letters.
Office Politics, chain letter, Curse of Dogbert, death, Garbage Man's Curse, trashcan, Dilbert, Garbageman

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 27

1998-02-27
Dilbert's curse will be cured by the television program 20/20.
Office Politics, curse, cure, John Stossel, nemesis, 20/20, television, ear, swami hat, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 27

1998-02-28
The Boss announces the new slogan "Pressure Makes Diamonds."
Management, pressure, slogan, ridicule, garbage, job market, motto, pearl, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 27