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'I'd like to push the envelope, go the extra mile, and think outside the box to facilitate a win-win solution to the over-utilization of buzzwords.'
"You're supposed to push your envelope from the inside, Conners!"
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"Don't disturb Daddy. He's busy visualizing unparalleled success in the business world and, by extension, a better life for us all."
'We don't need helicopter vision, Manfred. We need a helicopter.'
Today's Buzz word...
'Can't we ever talk without you using all those buzzwords?'
Bob was fairly good at identifying non-compliant systems - until he began dating one."
"You need to drop the annoying, cliched, overused buzzwords. Noncompliance will result in your being repurposed."
'Worst case of buzzword overdose I've ever seen!'
"There are exceptions. Sometimes it's possible to have buzz without any hype whatsoever."
Tags:hype, buzz, jargon, business jargon, corporate jargon, corporate environment, business environment, exception, exceptions, teacher, teachers, classroom, classrooms, school, schools, business studies, corporate studies, buzz word, buzz words, class, classes, life lesson, life lessons, marketing, marketing department, marketing departments, advertisement, advertisements, advert, adverts, ad, ads, public relations, pr, pr firm, pr firms
Bureaucrat/lawyer speaks legal gobbledegook to assistant with tea tray. Secretary translates: 'That'll be two sugars then.'
Bureau of Buzzwords
"Frank, you need to start thinking outside the box."
Tags:thinking outside the box, creative thinking, creative thinker, creative thinkers, think tank, think tanks, innovator, ideas man, ideas men, idea, ideas, bright idea, bright ideas, blue sky thinking, new speak, jargon, business jargon, buzz words, buzz phrases, meetings, brainstorm, brainstorming, flip chart, business cliches, box, boxes, ideas generation
'Do you get the feeling that, in educational workshops, there are way too many buzzwords thrown around?'
"Excellent mumbo jumbo, Foster. The computer didn't understand a word of it"
"You might call it a coup d'etat Mr President, but I like to think of it as 'Change Management'."
Tags:coup, coup d’état, change management, corporate culture, corporate jargon, office jargon, buzz words, buzz word, redundancy, redundant, sacking, laying off, staff cuts, job cuts, restructuring, restructure, military coup, coup, coups, revolutions, hostile takeover, hostile takeovers, new speak, president, dictator, junta, revolution, revolutionary
"I'm sorry, if, as a concierge, I was insouciant of your contretemps!"
"Those are not buzz words."
"Our company has a green culture and a passion for the brand marking this a better world!"
Tags:corporate, social, responsibility, csr, acronym, acronyms, green, greening, green culture, green cultures, environmentally friendly, social responsibility, social responsibilities, corporate speak, corporatespeak, corporate culture, buzzword, buzzwords, buzz word, buzz words, corporate, brands, pr, public relation, public relations
'Actually, we were looking for someone who could think outside the box.'
Blue Sky Thinking
'I'll give you this, Hargrove - Your report was a perfect blend of cliches, banalities and platitudes.'
"We don't need, "three hundred and sixty degree thinking" on this - it's not the bloody marketing department!"
Tags:sales department, sales departments, marketing department, market strategy, advertising strategy, sales strategy, sales strategies, marketing, marketing meetings, sales meetings, meetings, promotions, jargon, buzz words, idea, ideas, brainstorm, brainstormed, brainstorming, think, thinking, birds, owls, raptors, owls, think tank, think tanks, think-tank, think-tanks
'My government wants democratic institutions, a strong legal system and sustainable backhanders.'