Failed To Motivate Comic Strips

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

68 Results for Failed To Motivate

View 1 - 10 results for failed to motivate comic strips. Discover the best "Failed To Motivate" comics from Dilbert.com.

Thank you for voting.
 - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share March 17, 2019's comic on:


Tags #failure, #inventions, #office workers, #power, #science, #success

View Transcript

Transcript

Dilbert: I predict fusion power will be a big deal in fifteen years. Man: Fusion reactors are impossible to build and always will be. Dilbert: Then why are a dozen startups working on it? Man: Everyone who ever tried to create a fusion reactor has failed so far. Dilbert: Thomas Edison failed many times at making a useful incandescent light bulb before he succeeded. Would you have advised him to give up after the first ten failed attempts? I eagerly await your irrational response. Man: Incandescent bulbs are bad for the environment. Dilbert: And there it is.

Award For Cutting Costs

Thank you for voting.
Award For Cutting Costs - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share October 23, 2018's comic on:


Tags #ceo, #award, #cutting, #costs, #department, #underfunded, #losers, #awards, #help

View Transcript

Transcript

CEO: I am proud to give you this award for cutting costs more than any other department. Dilbert: All of our projects failed because they are underfunded. CEO: How do you put up with these losers? The Boss: The awards help.

Motivational Speaker

Thank you for voting.
Motivational Speaker - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share June 01, 2018's comic on:


Tags #motivation, #motivational speaker, #inspiration, #backfire

View Transcript

Transcript

Alice: The motivational speaker you hired was great!!! We all decided to quit out jobs and become motivational speakers. Boss: He was supposed to make you work harder here. Alice: You wanted him to motivate us to be dumb?

Money Can't Buy Happiness

Thank you for voting.
Money Can't Buy Happiness  - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share February 03, 2018's comic on:


Tags #happiness, #work, #motivation, #meaning, #money, #raise, #wages, #excuses, #psychology

View Transcript

Transcript

Dilbert: I want a raise. Boss: Money can't buy happiness. Dilbert: Then why do people work? Boss: To avoid unhappiness. Dilbert: What's my best-case scenario here? Boss: I'll motivate you toward a neutral, zombie-like existence.

Nailed It

Thank you for voting.
Nailed It - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share December 02, 2017's comic on:


Tags #finances, #guessing, #estimate, #catchphrase, #clever

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: I can't give you a raise because your financial forecasts were all wrong. Dilbert: Financial forecasts are always wrong. You told me to make one anyway. Boss: In other words, I nailed it and you failed it. Dilbert: Catchy.

Engineer With No Soul

Thank you for voting.
Engineer With No Soul - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share September 13, 2017's comic on:


Tags #soul, #motivation, #cruelty, #abuse

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: I hired an engineer who has no soul. This way, I won't feel so bad when I motivate him with emotional abuse. Dilbert: You're joking, right? Boss: Ha! You're right. I never feel bad about stuff.

Open Office Plan Failed

Thank you for voting.
Open Office Plan Failed - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share June 26, 2017's comic on:


Tags #office, #office workers, #cubicle, #change, #mistake, #admission, #hubris

View Transcript

Transcript

Dilbert: Our transition to an open office plan has been a huge failure. Too many distractions. How can we change back to cubicles and private offices without looking like idiots? Are you listening to me? Boss: Is someone nursing a baby over there?

Failing The Robot Test

Thank you for voting.
Failing The Robot Test - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share May 13, 2017's comic on:


Tags #sentience, #robot, #human, #artificial intelligence, #turing test, #voting, #ignorance

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Can you pass the Turing test? Robot: No. Can you pass the robot test? Boss: What's the robot test? Robot: Do you vote even though you don't understand the issues? Boss: Um... I might do that. Robot: You just failed the robot test.

Your Idea Has Been Tried

Thank you for voting.
Your Idea Has Been Tried - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share April 26, 2016's comic on:


Tags #failure, #trying, #trial and error, #criticism

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Ideas like yours have been tried in the past and always failed! Dilbert: Have you ever been on an airplane? Those didn't work on the first few tries either. And then we have the entire history of science. Boss: Stop. You're embarrassing yourself.

Fifty Slide Presentation

Thank you for voting.
Fifty Slide Presentation - Dilbert by Scott Adams

Share March 09, 2016's comic on:


Tags #managers, #tasks, #presentation, #expectation, #unrealistic, #obliviousness

View Transcript

Transcript

Boss: Our CEO wants me to make a fifty-slide presentation for him that will motivate employees. Dilbert: Ha ha! Now you know how we feel when you ask us to do ridiculous things. Boss: Anyway, I don't have time, so I need you to do it for me.