Thinking outside the box

"I followed the framework to a T, called the customer, did everything by the book. And this is what I've got to show for it," she said, holding up a half-assed PowerPoint.

The boss grinned, "Great job following the process! Your dedication to the framework is truly commendable."

His colleague walked in, beaming with pride. "Check out this incredible outcome I achieved by thinking outside the box!"

The boss waved him off. "Just stick to the rules, and maybe one day you'll create something as unremarkable as her."