boss: ted, we need to reimagine your job.
ted: i hope that means you will replace the boring parts of my job with exciting new projects.
boss: it doesn't mean that.
boss: does it mean doing the same work for higher pay?
boss: when i say we need to reimagine your job, it means we no longer need anyone to do what you have been doing.
ted: do you mind if i ask when you first realized that my job was totally unnecessary?
boss: it was four years ago, but you seemed happy, and we had the budget to pay you, so...