Reader Andrew Farrell follows yesterday’s glossary of art terminology with one on business:
Step up to the plate: To do good.
Touch base: Pick up the phone and say hello.
Give the heads up: As above.
Get Crikey FREE to your inbox every weekday morning with the Crikey Worm.
Utilise: A fancy way of saying Œuse¹.
Regroup and move forward: Basically means things have been shithouse.
Implement: An impressive way of saying Œdo¹.
Value-add: A good thing.
Inter-office visitation schedule: My personal favourite, its meaning is
obvious enough, but how grand does it sound?
Empower: getting someone else to do it.
Guerrila Marketing: No promo budget.
Put our thinking caps on: What is this? Fricken Playschool?
At the coalface: On the frontline.
On the frontline: At the coalface.
Guns blazing: Operating in a mad panic.
Corporate Direct: Not sure, perhaps it¹s similar to Danoz Direct?
Kicked into gear: Not operating terribly well until now.
Move forward on that: Haven¹t done it yet.
ps… keep up the good work, im a recent subscriber (sucker for a free hat
and dvd!) and enjoy every moment of crikey