Elaborate Excuses Comic Strips - Page 5

You can also use "quotes" and & to narrow down results.

66 Results for Elaborate Excuses

View 41 - 50 results for elaborate excuses comic strips. Discover the best "Elaborate Excuses" comics from Dilbert.com.

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
 - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags reasoning, excuse, leadership, Promotion, promote

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: I can't promote you because you didn't have an impact on anything important. Dilbert: How can I have an impact on important things when you put me on unimportant projects? Boss: That sounds like an excuse. Dilbert: What's the difference between an excuse and a great reason? Boss: It depends who says it. Leaders have great reasons when things don't work out, but losers just have excuses. Dilbert: So... you can turn my excuses into great reasons by promoting me? Boss: No, because I can't promote you. Dilbert: That sounds like an excuse.

Rewarding Wally's Failures

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Rewarding Wally's Failures - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags failure, excuse, laziness, justification, reasoning, excuses

View Transcript

Transcript

Wally: You should be celebrating my failures instead of punishing me for them. Failure is the raw material of success. If I am not failing, it means I am not pushing myself hard enough. Boss: Fine. What have you failed at? Wally: I failed to work on my project this month.

Not That Invested In Your Success

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Not That Invested In Your Success - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags work ethic, laziness, communication, excuse, excuses

View Transcript

Transcript

Wally: I made no progress on your project because I was waiting to ask you some questions. Coworker: You could have emailed me. Or texted me. Or stopped by my desk. Wally: I"m not that invested in your success.

Coworkers Hate Wally For Some Reason

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Coworkers Hate Wally For Some Reason - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags laziness, work ethic, excuses, ego, conceited, productivity

View Transcript

Transcript

Wally: My co-workers don't take me seriously because I'm so good looking. And I think they hate me for my brilliant mind. All I know is that they hate me. So if I seem unproductive, it's because of my beauty and brilliance.

Wally Waits For People

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Wally Waits For People - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags responsibility, laziness, work ethic, excuses

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: You accomplished nothing this month. Wally: I'm waiting for people to get back to me. I believe it is your job to make sure those other people do their jobs. Boss: I guess I could talk to them. Wally: I'll wait for you to get back to me.

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
 - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags punctuality, late, excuses, traffic, sleep, time management, health

View Transcript

Transcript

Tina: Sorry I'm late. Traffic was terrible. Dilbert: Isn't the traffic from your house always terrible at this time of day? Tina: Exactly! That's why I'm late every day. Dilbert: Do you see any way you could fix that? Tina: I can't control the traffic. Dilbert: You could leave earlier. Tina: Then I wouldn't get enough sleep. Dilbert; You could go to bed earlier. Tina: Then I wouldn't have time to watch Netflix until two in the morning. Do you want me to hate my life? Dilbert: I didn't until now.

Messages For The Boss

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Messages For The Boss - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags communication, internet, modernity, attention, distraction, excuses, technology

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Why didn't you talk to me before making this decision? Dilbert: I left you a voicemail, an email, and a text message. I also messaged you on Skype, Slack, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook. Boss: Did you try leaving a note on my chair? Dilbert: It's stuck to your buttocks.

Who's Turn To Lie

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Who's Turn To Lie - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags excuse, excuses, deadline, lying

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Our CEO stopped by to see how long before we finish the new software. Dilbert: Whose turn is it to lie to him? Boss: I blamed Elbonian hackers last week. Dilbert: You're using all the good ones!

Be Creative With Funding

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Be Creative With Funding  - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags budget, creativity, funding, money, progress, trick

View Transcript

Transcript

Dilbert: I couldn't do any work this week because you forgot to ask for funding for my project. Boss: Stop making excuses. Be creative. Ted: Why do you want to know my project charge code? Dilbert: Just curious.

Wally Secret Project

Thank you for voting.
Hmm. Something went wrong. We will take a look as soon as we can.
Wally Secret Project - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Tags excuses, laziness, avoidance

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Wally can you review this? Wally: I'm on an urgent deadline. Boss: What is the deadline for? Wally: It's a secret project. Boss: Why don't I know about this? Wally: I don't know. I haven't studied your ignorance in that much detail.