Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus

Business Phrases I Hate. Use these, and I will consider you to be an empty suit.

going forward
This is utterly meaningless. It originally was an attempt to create a feeling of forward momentum. It roughly means "From now on". Whereever the phrase is used, it can be struck without changing the meaning of the surrounding text.
drive
(sense 1) "Driving traffic to the site". (sense 2) "Driving the project to the next milestone".
reports
Number of people below you in an org chart. "He has 7 direct reports."
value proposition
"The value proposition of this product/feature/process/widget..."
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