Re: "Opportunistic"

Subject: Re: "Opportunistic"
From: Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com
To: milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 14:49:53 -0500

That's a good question, which others have asked, and I should have

The idea people want to convey is a certain attitude they want employees
to have, an attitude of seeking out opportunities (for new sales, to use
new technologies, to innovate), and then following through on those
opportunities (make the sale, apply the new technology to our product or
processes, implement the innovation).

In a way, "opportunistic" seems like exactly the right word, except that
the connotation is so negative.

Thanks for all the responses so far. It's been helpful and very

Robert Johnson
Principal Writer
Percussion Software
Woburn, MA

"Milan Davidovic" <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
01/16/2009 02:26 PM

Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com
techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Re: "Opportunistic"

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:44 PM, <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.

What information do you propose to convey with this word?


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