P is for “Push Back”

A short list of workplace terms and definitions to help you hit the ground running in demonstrating and leveraging your value add. Due diligence — All in favor say ‘Aye’? “I think we need to take a step back.” — Dear Project Team, Welcome to ‘Operation Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, Ain’t Eva Gonna Happen.’ Commute — […]

I is for “I am Gonna Have to Escalate”

A short list of workplace terms and definitions to help you hit the ground running in demonstrating and leveraging your value add. “For now, let’s put that idea in the parking lot.” — “How about we bury that thought right over here in ‘The Dumb Fucking Idea Graveyard’?” Internal Communications — Intended to inform employees […]

N is for “Not Client Facing”

A short list of workplace terms and their unspoken definitions to help you get the inside track on demonstrating and leveraging your value add (or something like that). “You should take that offline.” — Could you shut your yapper? Like now. cc: — Don’t say I didn’t tell you so. Legal — An entire department […]