Cross-pollinating to create synergies

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?

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