Re: "Opportunistic"

Subject: Re: "Opportunistic"
From: Tom Johnson <tomjohnson1492 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 11:51:03 -0700

How about "ambitious"?

Tom

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On 1/16/09, Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com <Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com> wrote:
> Some of my co-workers would like to use this word, but others are
> concerned about the negative connotation. They have a point; all the
> dictionary entries I've found emphasize its negative connotation, with
> shades of unscrupulous or unethical behavior.
>
> I have not been able to think of a synonym, nor have I found a thesaurus
> entry for it.
>
> Perhaps the collective wisdom and experience of the list can suggest an
> alternative?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Robert Johnson
> Principal Writer
> Percussion Software
> Woburn, MA
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