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Unread 12-14-2007, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Lexington, MA
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paradigm
mitigate
team player

I'm a firm believer in paradigm-breaking: outside-the-box thinking.
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Unread 12-14-2007, 02:05 PM
 
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There's a ton of phrases that come to mind... here's just a few:

resource action = laid off = fired
global resourcing = global delivery = outsourcing
dropped the ball = made a big mistake
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Unread 12-14-2007, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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"blue sky thinking"
"let's run that one up the flagpole"
"x dovetails nicely with y"
"thought showers" (instead of "brainstorm")
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Unread 12-14-2007, 02:38 PM
 
Location: North Texas
384 posts, read 573,682 times
Reputation: 247
Top of mind
Low hanging fruit
Wrap my mind around it
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Unread 12-14-2007, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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succession plan
(translation: we want younger and greener so they'll work more and opine less)
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Unread 12-14-2007, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Stuck on the East Coast, hoping to head West
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any reference at all to the "pipeline" Egads, I am so sick of hearing about what's in the pipeline, what's heading down the pipeline, etc
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Unread 12-14-2007, 05:04 PM
 
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“Our employees are our most valuable assets”, except for the 10% that we let go last week.
We pay a little less, but you can make it up in bonuses if you meet these unachievable goals.
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Unread 12-14-2007, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Marion, IN
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In accordance with industry standards. That one just irritates the tar out of me. Where is this industry handbook?
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Unread 12-14-2007, 05:50 PM
 
Location: USA
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"THE BIG PICTURE'
You can't know anything unless you get the big picture, which I guess, is all the details, but it is used by those with a flair for the obvious.
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Unread 12-14-2007, 05:51 PM
 
Location: USA
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"Teamwork"...I agree...has been used ad nauseum.
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