We’re back in Texas, and we notice all the American things.
Only In American
Still warm tortillas.
Adults wearing joke t-shirts.
Free packets of ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise.
Ice with every drink.
Little plastic shopping bags.
No GDPR pop-ups.
20% tips before checkout.
Right turn on red.
Ice machine in fridge.
Very big bowls.
Eggs in the fridge
Toilet next to bathtub/shower combo.
Formal dining room.
Formal living room.
The soothing hum of lawnmowers in the distance.
Strawberries as big as oranges, oranges as big as grapefruits, grapefruits as big as infant’s heads.
Exhausted from walking around the mall.
Resistance to change
What makes his pieces extra great is that he’s not just some PowerPointing bozo like me: he actually did all this stuff in large organizations, last at Sky UK.
And if total don’t want to devote an hour to business bullshit, here’s the quick videos on each phrase.
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