Business Jargon, from "Green Weenies & Due Dil1gence", - by Ron Sturgeon
Company Cholesterol - The buildup of information, staff or other bottlenecks that impede a company's ability to perform.
Putting Lipstick on a Pig
Mouse Milking - A project that requires maximum effort for minimum returns
Peel the Onion - Dig deeper into an issue.
Pushing a Bowling Ball through a Snake - Things that are hard to do, and painfully slow.
The Toothpaste is Out of the Tube - Something said or done prematurely or without adequate planning, which is now difficult to undo.
Tripping on Midgets - Being Undone by Small Details.
Wallet Biopsy - Sizing up a potential customer for their financial capability before trying to sell to them.
Drag an Oar - To slow down the rest of the team by being lazy or unwilling.
Breathing Our Own Exhaust - Listening to or feeding off one's own ideas to the point of excluding other information crucial to making better decisions.
Fish in the Boat - Until you get the fish in the boat, it's not caught. Same thing about closing a sale.
Groom or Broom - For a weak employees. You either have to groom them and get them productive, or broom them out the door.