How to Execute a Hostile Takeover (Internally)

Have you ever needed to do a hostile takeover of an internal department? It’s easy. Here’s how:

Steps (aka Action Plan)

  1. Build army
  2. Build your country
  3. Invade other country

Spec (aka Diagram)

hostile takeover plan

Voila! See, wasn’t that easy?

(thanks to [mumble mumble] for the inspiration)

Nate Ritter lives in the Pacific Northwest (U.S.), popularized the #hashtag and creates web applications for a living. He also does miles and point hacking to enable cheap travel for his family. More here →

10 Comments on "How to Execute a Hostile Takeover (Internally)"

  1. Liam says:

    Oooooohhhhhh, man, I was way off

  2. nate says:

    Liam, try harder next time.

  3. Liam says:

    *Trying Harder*

    The Red country up above looks like a messed up lobster claw, and your soldiers helmet is on crooked

  4. nate says:

    He’s watching the tank to see if it should go first. Tanks are bigger and less prone to bleeding, which are not overlapping properties, but good ones to have none-the-less.

    And yea, the red country does look like a lobster claw… sort of. Thanks for that.. um… insight. Do you take pictures of clouds that look like dragons or butterflies too?

  5. twheet says:

    Or…maybe this…hostile-takeover-intern

  6. nate says:

    hahaha… now THAT is art!

  7. Nicely put! I think that’s Iraq! Go USA Go!

  8. nate says:

    Tod, um… no. That wasn’t the intent. I try not to talk about politics on this blog. Sorry for the miscommunication, but that was not intended to be Iraq. Maybe subconsciously I made it that way, but it wasn’t intended.

  9. Guess it’s better than starving out 5000 kids a month for 10 years straight with fake Iraq sanctions that everybody (French, Germans, Russia, Clinton donor$) undermined with secret cash deals for Saddam’s oil.

  10. nate says:

    Oh jeeze people… get over it. This wasn’t political. It was a freaking joke about office politics.

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