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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
"Thanks, it's hard to believe I've been with the company for a hundred and twenty quarters."
"Incentivize me with a paradigm of mesculin greens and grilled chicken."
"Remember the golden rule: more buzzwords, less real words."
"Which swoosh best describes our corporate philosophy?"
"There's Reynolds and his 'view from the top.'"
Tags:view from the top, view, views, senior manager, senior managers, senior management, exec, execs, chief exec, chief execs, ceo, ceos, skyscraper, skyscrapers, business speak, business jargon, corporate speak, corporate jargon, businesswomen, businesswomen, businessman, businessmen, idiom, idioms
"It looks like fighting - it's actually collaboration!"
"I bring you ten faith-based initiatives
"Gentlemen, let's do lunch."
"You're allowed to think outside the box, as long as you stay inside the margins."
Tags:think outside the box, thinking outside the box, outside the box, inside the margins, margin, margins, page margin, page margins, performance review, performance reviews, manager, managers, employee, employees, business speak, corporate speak, businesswoman, businesswomen, businessman, businessmen
"Well, Elaine, it looks as though we're not on the same page when it comes to the fidelity issue."
Tags:marriage, fidelity, adultery, 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, cheating, calm reaction, calm reactions, reaction, reactions, mankoff
"In accordance with our new 'sharing of responsibilities initiative,' you'll all be responsible for getting my coffee." i
Tags:boss, boss, manager, managers, management, top brass, employee, employees, underling, underlings, demanding boss, demanding bosses, meeting, meetings, work meeting, work meetings, responsibility, responsible, new initiative, new initiatives, initiatives, sharing responsibility, share responsibility, corporate speak, business speak
"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
"Miss Preen, I taste coconut. Did we perform due diligence on this muffin?"
"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
Tags:stakeholder engagement, stakeholder, stakeholders, stakeholder management, engagement, engaging, engage, engaged, futile task, futile tasks, futility, stakeholder engagement manager, stakeholder engagement managers, businesswoman, business women, disconnected, disconnect, business speak, corporate speak, tokenism