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When talking about an organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, a board member suggested that the website was a weakness but “it could very easily turn into an opportunity.” Another board member suggested that his colleague, who has ties to a particular industry, might help turn it into a different kind of opportunity. “It could also be sponsored by Budweiser.”

And don’t call me Shirley

A school district administrator introduced an agenda item at a recent meeting and explained the Pre-Employment Transition Services program. Asked for clarification, the administrator did not craft an acronym, stating that those running the program prefer their system not be known as PETS.