Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Company Drinking Game

Whenever you see an annual report or your next evaluation and you see any of the below phrases, you have to take a shot.

Courtesy, The SPEW Factor [ones in bold, are ones I've heard within the last week; bold italics are ones I've used myself]

Absolutely
Accountability
At the end of the day
Between a rock and a hard place
Bottom line
Breakthrough
Cash cow
Outside the box
Client focused
Coalface
Competency based
Continuous improvement
Core values
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Deliverables
Downsizing
Empowerment
Focus group
Get the message across
Globalisation
Going forward
Have I made myself perfectly clear?
Headcount
Human resources
If you get my drift
Infrastructure
Intangibles
Interface
In the final analysis
Knowledge Management
Level playing field
Line in the sand
Make no mistake about it
Margins matter
MBA
Mental model
Methodology / taxonomy
Mission
Moving right along
No blame
On the backburner
People are our greatest asset
Performance appraisal
Proactive
Push the envelope
Put in place
Re-engineering
Robust
Roll it out
Runs on the board
Seamless
Cutting edge
Shareholder value
Stakeholder
Start the ball rolling
Synergy
Systems thinking
Take on board
Team player
TQM
Transparent
Value add
Vision
Walk the talk
Win-win
With you so far
World’s Best Practice
Your business / call / enquiry is important to us

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