The CEO at my current not-for-profit client described a restructure as an attempt to cross-pollinate and synergise teams. This used to make my stomach churn but instead I had a little moment of ‘Awww, that’s really sweet.’
It was actually nice to hear a completely non-corporate organisation using a completely corporate set of words.
Patronising? Yes, bad me.
It got me thinking about the best (as in worst) corporate w**k words used in the workplace.
Unfortunately I can’t take the credit for this one and while it was said as a joke, I have no doubt that somewhere out there in the big wide work world it is being used:
Let’s stir fry that in the ideas wok.
What are your favourites fellow word nerds?