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1998-08-01
Ratbert wants to jump on the garbage.
Family, garbage, fresh, jump, urge, silly, best things in life, trashcan, Ratbert, Garbageman

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 93

1998-08-02
Dilbert has no time to meet objectives when he gets interrupted by urgent items.
Performance Review, objectives, schedule, urgent, handwriting, sample, note, work avoidance, Boss, Dilbert, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 94

1998-08-03
The Boss checks his schedule for today's activities.
Professional, schedule, wedgie, vigorous, blind, planner, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 95

1998-08-04
Dilbert meets Larry the vendor and his group of tag-alongs.
Sales, vendor, tag-along, product, knowledge, gizmo, Dilbert, Larry

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 95

1998-08-05
A woman complains to Catbert she is underpaid for her work.
Personnel, compensation review, duty, underpaid, qualify, subordinate, true story, woman, Catbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 95

1998-08-06
The company has won a bid to create an electronic archive of great art works.
Start of saga: Dilbert creates a digital archive of great art works.
Project, bid, digital archive, art, error, blue period, Boss, Wally, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 96

1998-08-07
Dilbert shows the digital version of "The Last Supper" to the Boss.
Project, digitise, art, index, Last Supper, clutter, bagel, clip art, Dilbert, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 96

1998-08-08
Dilbert tells Tina about his project of collecting great art works.
Project, digital, art, mistake, story, newsletter, improve, Dilbert, Boss, Tina

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 96

1998-08-09
The company decides to stop technical support on all its products.
Tech Support, product, recorded message, customer, resource, profit, bonus, evil, spirit, man, Dilbert, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 97

1998-08-10
During an interview, Catbert asks the potential hire if constant interruption would bother him.
Personnel, interview, interrupt, honesty, ineffective, Catbert, man

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 98

1998-08-11
Dilbert and Dogbert fly to the moon in a cubicle.
Start of saga: Dilbert and Dogbert fly to the moon and discover NASA's hoax.
Science, launch, rocket, moon, liftoff, seatbelt, cubicle, bad idea, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 98

1998-08-12
Dilbert and Dogbert land on the moon in their cubicle.
Science, moon, cubicle, space program, hoax, NASA, temperature, oxygen, engineer, ear, Dilbert, Dogbert, woman

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 98

1998-08-13
All the women who love engineers are on the moon, Dilbert discovers.
Science, NASA, moon, experiment, rival, shuttle, space flight, underwear, party hat, woman, engineer

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 99

1998-08-14
The engineers have a contest to see who can stay on the moon.
Science, NASA, moon, engineer, contest, drink, underwear, party hat, woman, engineer

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 99

1998-08-15
The Boss asks Dilbert to work through lunch.
Professional, shoddy, lunch, ethics, banana, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 99

1998-08-16
Catbert tells Wally to fill out a vacation request form or lose his vacation.
Personnel, vacation, request, form, exist, shadow, cubicle, philosophy, prey, Catbert, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 100

1998-08-17
The Boss sends out his motivation message for the day.
Leadership, motivation, message, indecision, telephone, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 101

1998-08-18
Wally didn't like the draft of the user manual because the characters were empty.
Technology, review, user manual, draft, engineer, bald, novel, Tina, Wally

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 101

1998-08-19
Catbert wants a contract employee to become a regular employee.
Start of saga: contract employees versus regular employees.
Personnel, contract, regular, employee, compensation, motivation, stupid, Catbert, contract employee

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 101

1998-08-20
Catbert and a contract employee discuss the benefits of becoming a regular employee.
Personnel, contract, regular, employee, compensation, benefit, stockholder, intangible, Catbert, contract employee

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 102

1998-08-21
Employees don't fall for the "intangible benefit" story anymore, Catbert tells the Boss.
Personnel, contract, regular, employee, intangible, benefits, meeting, gun, cane, Catbert, Boss, stockholder

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 102

1998-08-22
Dilbert gives his time sheet to Carol, who throws it away.
Administration, timesheet, input, creative, Dilbert, Carol

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 102

1998-08-23
The Boss celebrates everyone who had a birthday in the past year.
Management, birthday, cake, honour, forget, prop, sing, Boss, Wally, Dilbert, Asok, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 103

1998-08-24
Dogbert combines the words "con" and "insult" and gets "consult."
Dogbert-Schemes, con, insult, consult, expensive, demean, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 104

1998-08-25
Dogbert, the consultant, recommends whatever amuses him, since he's not responsible to the stockholders.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, accountable, currency, Elbonia, eye-crud, analysis, Dogbert, Boss

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 104

1998-08-26
No bonuses this year, even though Dilbert's performance was excellent, says the Boss.
Management, bonus, performance, Elbonia, currency, sting, fault, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 104

1998-08-27
Dilbert says the project will be reviewed by another manager.
Project, plan, phase, review, complete, skip, Dilbert, manager

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 105

1998-08-28
The new department mascot will be a beaver says the Boss.
Management, mascot, beaver, woodchuck, perky, inspiration, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Alice

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 105

1998-08-29
The Boss says Dilbert should act like an agent of change, not a peon.
Management, peon, agent of change, work group, business card, paper trail, Boss, Dilbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 105

1998-08-30
Dilbert documents Carol's procedures for time sheets as an ISO 9000 requirement.
ISO 9000, timesheet, trashcan, magic, complain, procedure, clipboard, Dilbert, Carol

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 106

1998-08-31
Dilbert buys from a weasel even though it's cheaper elsewhere.
Pun, weasel, price war, convenience, pun, lesser of two evils, Dilbert, weasel, Dogbert

Book: Don't Step in the Leadership, page: 107