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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
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