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    The 10 most annoying buzzwords:

    Give 110%: To go above and beyond
    Blue sky thinking: Brainstorming without worrying about limits
    Low hanging fruit: The easiest work
    Synergise: Work together
    Outside the box: Coming up with fresh ideas
    Square the circle: Complete a task that seems impossible
    Ecosystem: Used to describe a working culture
    Atomise: To break something down into smaller pieces
    Bleeding edge: A new technology or technique that has some risk
    A lot of moving parts: A lot of things to manage

    Low hanging Fruit....hear that all day at work...
    The one that always pisses me off....."Lets take this offline". Surprised its not on the top 10

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeysUncle View Post
    The 10 most annoying buzzwords:

    Give 110%: We want you to work for free
    Blue sky thinking: But don't bother cos the boss will make the decision anyway
    Low hanging fruit: The MD wants it yesterday - we are going to say it's easy even when we have no idea.
    Synergise: Manager has just been on training course
    Outside the box: An idea which does not involve making the boss more money (will never get past discussion stage)
    Square the circle: Someone read a book
    Ecosystem: Someone in HR read a book
    Atomise: Break things down into smaller pieces of documentation
    Bleeding edge: The MD's mate has a new start up - this stuff is useless but...
    A lot of moving parts: No idea about planning so lets do everything at once
    FTFY

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    Reach out to = contact

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Greg View Post
    Reach out to = contact

    Reach out and communicate with = contact
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    Interesting thread. Lets run some replies up the flagpole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenMirror View Post
    Interesting thread. Lets run some replies up the flagpole.
    Are they commercial lets?
    Quote Originally Posted by Bean
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    Threads about buzzwords
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    Not wanting to boil the ocean or anything but hasn't this been done before?
    Whatever...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jog On View Post
    Not wanting to boil the ocean or anything but hasn't this been done before?
    Only a few million times.
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