Because occasionally you need an alternative to “paradigm shift“.
We need to come up with a game plan to figure out how we’re going to finish this project on time.
A popular product strategy fantasy about turning every mundane task into Farmville.
Would you mind gently toggling the client for me?
Get someone’s attention. Provoke a response. Send an e-mail. Fondle.
Our work on the board is about being in a helicopter and not trying to get down in the weeds.
Obsess on the sorry state of the lawn as Godzilla is stomping your house.
We’ve got to get our ducks in a row on the Dillinger account.
Organize or prepare.
I need you to get the ball rolling on determining our social media strategy.
Make a token productive gesture before succumbing to inertia.
Her liberal arts degree and aptitude for grilling would make her an ideal Girl Friday at our startup.
Derogatory. The fervid delusion of casually sexist manchildren sometimes treated as a legitimate job title.
We always need to look at the ways in which glocalization and grobalization interpenetrate.
Combining sweeping generalizations and callous ignorance of specific conditions. . . with flair.
It may be a scary prospect, but every business must go social.
To augment or replace authoritative content from respected sources with a cacophony of yahoos.
Conducting a dress rehearsal before the go-live date will help acclimate staff to the new workflow during EHR implementation.
The date a product or service is released to the public, such as software or Frankenstein’s monster.
In the future.
Mark Hurd pulled his Golden Parachute for 40 million after resigning from HP.
Incentive to fail.
Hmmmmm … this report’s just a summary. I’d like to see more granularity.
Detail, such as you might find in a photo taken with Kodak Disc film.
At least some analysts say that Graph Search has the potential to close the gap by creating a virtuous feedback loop between advertisers and Facebook users.
“Morals reformed – health preserved – industry invigorated, instruction diffused – public burthens lightened – Economy seated, as it were, upon a rock – the gordian knot of the Poor-Laws are not cut, but untied – all by a simple idea in Architecture!“
Greenwashing indicates that progress has been made in recent years about environmental standards.
Superficially eco-friendly. Disingenuous marketing ploys to make a company seem more ecologically aware than it is.
Growth hacking comes after the early stage chaos and post-product-market-fit.
A marketing professional possessed of both a penis and a case of nerd envy. Because, c’mon guys, “marketing” is a girl job.
If you want to go big, you need a growth strategist in the back room.
Walk into the office of our marketing director and you know you’re dealing with a digital media guru.
Expert shrouded in mystery due to lack of observable credentials.
I totally hacked my way to the front of the line by acting like I belonged there. No one questioned me.
To exercise or demonstrate privilege as a means of taking shortcuts or gaining access. To exploit a system that works in your favor.
I want to make sure we cover everything we need to in this meeting, because I have a hard stop at 2:00.
Another meeting or obligation.
I’ve been heads down on this presentation all day.
Praying for enough time to squeeze in a little productive activity between meetings. Busy. Focused. Unavailable.
I just wanted to give you a heads up. She’s on a rampage today.
Warning or update.
In our organization, reporters, not reviewers, do the heavy lifting.
Work. An expression typically used by managers who don’t lift more than a Starbucks Trenta.
Managing this project has been like herding cats.
An impossible task; a waste of time.
Before we start, let’s take a step back and give the team a high-level overview of the project.
Meandering description that omits key facts.
To get the best ROI marketers must move towards incorporating a holistic approach to include assists across the marketing funnel.
With regard to the whole rather than its component parts. A term used by managers who shop at Whole Foods.
An outcome that has increased the wealth and success of those in charge. A “slam-dunk” is a seemingly obvious path to a home run.
The marketing team is working on a hot sheet.
Plan or list of ideas.
Before we start, I have a little bit of housekeeping.
Administration or management, such as discussing vacation or office policies.
The supervisors are having huddles with the reps to let them know how to handle the product delay.
Brief meeting, with a lot of butt-patting.
Save on your expenditures by using your own human capital, which includes time, service, and talent.
People. More annoying than other forms of capital, like money.
Big law firms aren’t going after small clients any more; they’re hunting for elephants instead.
Trying to get clients with a lot of money.
LA LA LA LA LA. I can’t hear you.
Using your imagination.
We need to ideate on how to use social media to promote our brand.
The Ideation Room is not your traditional meeting space, or “Bored” room as we like to call it. The Ideation Room space has some of the most unique and stimulating meeting room features that you’ve ever seen.
Thinking. Typically very expensive blue-sky thinking that takes place in a plush, yet airless conference room.
I’d like to write up this report in a way that’s maximally impactful.
Effective, and impressively so, considering that anyone uttering this malformed string clearly has a head injury preventing them from remembering words correctly.
Together or united.
In the morning.
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A verb phrase meaning “Please hit me upside the face with a letter tray until I agree to stop debasing our noble language.” From Middle English boxen, to beat.
We need to incentivize user-generated content by validating low-effort engagement among Echo Boomers.
Motivate. Encourage. Bribe.
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To conceive a novel, astonishing, or unprecedented way to take credit for the work of others, particularly if it is highly profitable.
Apple continues with its strategy of releasing innovative products at regular intervals.
New. Slightly improved. Shiny.
Information, particularly that which is retrieved from another person’s trash.
You must be able to interface with customers and other employees.
Hold on little lady, can I just interject here?
Interrupt whatever you’re saying to show you I was raised by wolves.
There’s nothing we can do about the client’s request. It is what it is.
It ain’t your turn to give a fuck.