Buzzwords

How to play: Generate a buzzphrase and use it in the next meeting. If nobody raises an eyebrow or calls you out, you win! For even more fun, challenge a co-worker to use the same buzzphrase in the next meeting to see if anyone is paying attention.


 

Meeting Fun

How to play: Simply tick off five words or phrases below that someone else uses in a meeting and shout out BINGO! Then, look for a new job where your playfulness is appreciated… Believe it or not I’ve actually heard all these used in the past.

__ AT THE END OF THE DAY
__ BALL PARK
__ BANDWIDTH
__ BENCHMARK
__ BENCH STRENGTH
__ BEST PRACTICE
__ BEST OF CLASS
__ LOTS OF SPEEDBOATS IN THE WATER
__ CATALYST FOR COMMUNICATION
__ CLIENT-FOCUSED
__ CO-BRANDING
__ COHESIVE INTEROPERABILITY
__ CORE CAPABILITIES
__ CREATE VALUE
__ CROSS FUNCTIONAL
__ EMPLOYER OF CHOICE
__ EMPOWER EMPLOYEES
__ FAST TRACK
__ FULL-UP
__ FRICTIONLESS INTEGRATION
__ GAME PLAN
__ GAP ANALYSIS
__ GO THE EXTRA MILE
__ HARDBALL
__ KNOCK-ON EFFECT
__ KNOWLEDGE BASE
__ LESSONS LEARNED
__ LEVEL-SET
__ LEVERAGE
__ LOT OF ENERGY ON THIS ISSUE
__ LOW-FRICTION PROMISE
__ LOW-IMPACT INTEGRATION
__ MANAGED CHANGE
__ MINDSET
__ MOVE THE GOAL POSTS
__ MOVERS AND SHAKERS
__ NO BLAME
__ ON THE SAME PAGE
__ OFF THE RADAR

__ OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
__ OPPORTUNITY FOR ALIGNMENT
__ OUT OF THE LOOP
__ PARTNER FOR SUCCESS
__ PLANNING-WEDGE
__ PLUS-DELTA
__ PROACTIVE NOT REACTIVE
__ PROCESS CHECK
__ PUSH-BACK
__ PUT THIS ONE TO BED
__ QUALITY-DRIVEN
__ RESONATE
__ RESULTS-DRIVEN
__ REVISIT THAT AT A LATER TIME
__ RUN FULL-UP
__ SEAMLESS INTEROPERABILITY
__ SITTING ON THE BENCH
__ SLIPPERY SLIDE
__ STRATEGIC FIT
__ STRATEGIC VISION
__ STRETCH THE ENVELOPE
__ SUPPLIER AGNOSTIC
__ SYNERGY
__ TAKE THAT OFFLINE
__ TECHNOLOGY INJECTION
__ THE BIG PICTURE
__ THE BOTTOM LINE
__ THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
__ TICKS IN BOXES
__ TOTAL QUALITY
__ TOUCH BASE
__ TOUCH POINTS
__ VALUE ADDED
__ VALUE PROPOSITION
__ VALUE STREAM
__ WE NEED TO DIALOG ON THAT
__ WIGGLE ROOM
__ WIN-WIN
__ WOOD BEHIND THE ARROW