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2010-07-01
Dilbert must coordinate with many managers, clients, project leaders, planners. So many people that he wants to give up.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 32

2010-07-02
The Boss wants to do more forecasts. Dilbert asks what problem that will solve.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 32

2010-07-03
A rat with a dartboard can manage pension funds as well as anyone. Ratbert, however, can't.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 32

2010-07-04
Wally is asked to respond to an RFQ but must evaluate the request among all the other requests for his time. He'll decide after the deadline has passed.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 33

2010-07-05
Wally decides he must get more into the work-life balance he heard about. Since he was up all night thinking about work, he's unsure what to do at work.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 34

2010-07-06
The Boss has installed so many toolbars on his browser that his browser window is only an inch tall.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 34

2010-07-07
The Boss reports to the CEO none of their oil rigs exploded, nor are their pharmaceuticals tainted, nor is the government investigating their financial practises.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 34

2010-07-08
The Boss asks Alice to present to the sales division. She is nervous about public speaking so gets dehydrated.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 35

2010-07-09
The Boss asks Asok to present to the sales division. He is nervous about public speaking and his stomach comes out his mouth.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 35

2010-07-10
The Boss sends all the engineers to a public speaking class. He wants them to get rid of their nervous habits.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 35

2010-07-11
The Boss wants the employees to feel ownership for change. The engineers are worried about what changes are coming.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 36

2010-07-12
The Boss asks a prospective salesman if he likes to travel. The salesman says yes, and the Boss accuses him of being an idiot.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 37

2010-07-13
Dilbert can't get the rental car he reserved because the rental agency is in the business of selling car insurance and overpriced gas.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 37

2010-07-14
Dilbert arrives at a meeting with low self-esteem from his tiny rental car.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 37

2010-07-15
Wally announces he now has enough money to retire, and wants to find a witty name for that amount of money.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 38

2010-07-16
The Boss shows Dilbert a way to keep the best talent from leaving -- a head mounted on a robot body.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 38

2010-07-17
Wally tells the Boss he's on his way to meet with a prospective customer. His efforts won't be known for at least two years.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 38

2010-07-18
The Marketing video shows inaccurate technology claims and the engineers want to provide comments even though the video is already released.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 39

2010-07-19
A co-worker asks if Dilbert wants his opinion. Dilbert says he'll listen but ignore it.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 40

2010-07-20
The Boss tells Dilbert he wouldn't worry about Dilbert losing his job after the merger.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 40

2010-07-21
The people buying the company don't know about Alice's project, and she's not allowed to talk with the buyers.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 40

2010-07-22
Dilbert invents a brain scanner that can predict buying decisions. The Boss wants to kill Dilbert and take credit.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 41

2010-07-23
The CEO takes an interest in Dilbert's death ray invention, even though Dilbert says it's not a death ray.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 41

2010-07-24
Dilbert asks the Garbageman how to prevent his invention from being used as a death ray.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 41

2010-07-25
The Boss is pleased a project is being transferred to his department. It's flashy and sexy but ultimately not worth funding.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 42

2010-07-26
Wally is put in charge of a light show and weapon demo in New York harbour.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 43

2010-07-27
The CEO asks Dogbert for advice on how to handle PR after the company destroys the Statue of Liberty.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 43

2010-07-28
Dogbert helps improve the company's image after they accidentally destroyed the Statue of Liberty. Its head is floating toward Cuba and will probably need to be sunk.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 43

2010-07-29
Dogbert helps the CEO show some fake remorse so the public will forgive.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 44

2010-07-30
Dilbert's date suggests they take a pottery class together. He replies he doesn't want any expensive, unattractive dishware.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 44

2010-07-31
Dilbert says there's no objective standard for how much to accomplish each day, nor is there any way to know if things would turn out better if he would have done things differently.

Book: How's that Underling Thing Working Out for You?, page: 44