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"If you can just help me through the tough times, I can handle it from there."
Tags:tough time, tough times, rough time, rough times, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, couple, couples, help, helping, mental health, mental health problems, mental health issues, mental health disorder, office worker, office workers, corporate talk, corporate speak, hard time, hard times, work load, office jargon, jargon asking for help, sharing the load, confident, confidence, determined, determination, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"Crime, as I conceptualized it, didn't pay."
"I'm sure she'll be back soon. She's just somewhere integrating awareness about something."
Tags:phone message, phone messages, corporate jargon, jargon, buzzword, buzzwords, corporate, corporate speech, corporate speak, corporate culture, office culture, integration, integrating awareness, integrate, self-help, self-help workshop, self-help workshops, consciousness, collective consciousness
"Gentlemen, let's do lunch."
"Well, Elaine, it looks as though we're not on the same page when it comes to the fidelity issue."
Tags:marriage, fidelity, corporatespeak, corporate speak, corporatese, careful language, polite, boss, bosses, manager, managers, fidelity, infidelity, corporate drone, corporate drones, on the same page, not on the same page, get on the same page, getting on the same page, cheater, cheaters, calm reaction, calm reactions, reaction, reactions, mankoff
"For some reason I only seem to have meaningful interpersonally development verbal dialogues with other management consultants."
Tags:management consultants, management consultant, corporate lingo, corporatespeak, corporate speak, word choice, word choices, consultants, consultant, management, business consultant, jargon, language, bureaucracy, bureaucratic, verbal dialogue, self-help speak, self-help, lonely, lonely person, lonely people, alienate, alienates, alienating, isolate, isolates, social isolation
Management consultants annual face to face interpersonal relationship development party.
Tags:management consultants, management consultant, consultant, consultants, parties, party, manager, managers, corporatespeak, corporate speak, corporate buzzword, corporate buzzwords, cocktail party, cocktail parties, development party, development parties, relationship, relationships, seminar, seminars, office seminar, office seminars
"Kicking you upstairs is, of course, just a ﬁgure of speech. What we're really doing is sending you deeper into the countryside."
Tags:promotion, promotions, cliche, cliches, corporate speak, corporate jargon, figure of speech, figures of speech, promoted, promoting, kick upstairs, kicking you upstairs, literal, literal interpretation, literal interpretations, complex, campus, campuses, corporation, corporations, sprawl, sprawls, rural, suburb, suburbs, suburban, office plan, office plans, architecture, architect, architects, single floor
"Simple effective communications with users is essential, so we're going to practise drilling down to identify core interpersonal information transfer methodologies to accelerate meaningful dialogue protocols."
Tags:communication, communicate, communicates, jargon, corporate buzzword, corporate buzzwords, buzzword, buzzwords, corporate culture, business culture, effective communication, effective communications, business consultant, business consultants, communication consultant, communication consultants, consultant, consultants, corporatespeak, corporate speak, office culture, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, doublespeak
"All this talk of 'putting out top-heavy management' is ridiculous!"
"He's been told he has to cut down on using meaningless 'management speak'...which is causing him a lot of problems...as it's the only language he knows!"
"We're to stop talking about 'budget cuts'. Apparently it's depressing for staff and clients..."
Tags:bureaucracy, bureaucrat, bureaucrats, bureaucracies, management speak, management speech, corporate jargon, management jargon, business jargon, corporate speak, business speak, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, laid off, laying off, laying-off, budget cut, budget cuts, working environment, working environments, work environment, work environments
"I'm a sucker for group dynamics."
Tags:group dynamic, group dynamics, extrovert, extroverts, extroversion, introvert, introverts, introversion, reserved, reservation, reservations, conservative, contrast, contrasts, difference, differences, social butterfly, social butterflies, jargon, business jargon, corporate speak, interaction, interactions, interacting, people person, social, warm, warmth
"There's no need to take notes. I have no idea what I'm talking about."
Tags:executive, incompetent, incompetence, executives, business executive, note taker, note takers, note taking, business executives, manager, corporate talk, corporate speak, business talk, business speak, business jargon, corporate jargon, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, useless, uselessness, ineffectual, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"I'm majoring in computer sciences, and minoring in kinesthetic annunciative aggregates - you, know, technobabble."
Tags:technobabble, jargon, computer jargon, gobbledygook, tech jargon, technology jargon, corporatespeak, corporate speak, corporate language, silicon valley, major, majors, majoring, computer science, computer sciences, college major, college majors, university major, university majors, aggregate, aggregates, minor, minors, minoring
"That's just a fancy was of saying that you agree with everything the boss says."
Company changes its name from Trash Company to Waste Management Systems.
"You are now chief officer in charge of our Open-Door Communications and Transparency Initiative. Youâ��re a doorstop."
Tags:title change, title changes, title, titles, business title, business titles, job title, job titles, corporate speak, ceo, ceos, corporate branding, corporate brand, corporate brands, euphemisms, euphemistic, doorstop, doorstops, door stop, door stops, dignity, lack of dignity, cog, cogs, cog in a machine, self-worth, self-esteem, worth, value, values, corporate culture, boss, bosses, big boss, big bosses
"Our cloud computing services include IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, NaaS, CaaS...and BaaS!"
Tags:cloud, clouds, computing service, computing services, iaas, paas, saas, naas, caas, sheep, flock, flocks, jargon, corporate speak, corporatespeak, software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, communications as a service, networking as a service, network as a service
"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
"My husband is a good cook, I'm a good eater and that's the way we take advantage of the synergies."
Tags:synergies, synergy, jargon, corporate jargon, corporate speak, corporate speech, corporate culture, corporate cultures, cook, cooks, cooking, chef, chefs, husband, husbands, wife, wives, good cook, good cooks, eat, eats, eating, eater, eaters, big eater, big eaters, weight gain, gaining weight, get fat, getting fat, obese, obesity
"Boss, I didn't understand your memo. It reads 'W.U.W.T.M.S.A.' What does that mean?"
'Will you stop saying 'we're all in the same boat, now let's make sure we're all rowing in the same direction.''
"And isn't it time we replaced the worn-out, meaningless cliches in our mission statement with some dazzlingly new meaningless cliches?"