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about 3 years ago by Debbie Lloyd

50 buzzwords that make your colleagues cringe

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The top 50 most irritating buzzwords, as collated by Londonoffices.com, are listed below in no particular order:

1.         Blue-sky thinking

2.         Idea shower

3.         To ‘action’ a project

4.         Going forward

5.         Brainstorm

6.         Getting the ball rolling

7.         Drill down

8.         Out of the loop

9.         Thinking outside the box

10.       Touch base

11.       Singing from the same hymn-sheet

12.       Circle back

13.       Strategic fit

14.       Bottom line

15.       Low-hanging fruit

16.       Win-win

17.       Play hardball

18.       Best practice

19.       On my radar

20.       Bench mark

21.       Value added

22.       To run an idea up the flagpole

23.       Results driven

24.       Revert

25.       Game-plan

26.       Hit the ground running

27.       Customer centric

28.       No ‘I’ in team

29.       Back to the drawing-board

30.       Re-inventing the wheel

31.       Dot the ‘I’s and cross the ‘t’s

32.       Action plan

33.       Bells and whistles

34.       Moving the goalposts

35.       Back of the net

36.       On the same page

37.       Open door policy

38.       To ‘ping’ an email

39.       To kick a project into the long grass

40.       Joined up thinking

41.       Pick up and run with it

42.       Streamline

43.       Close of play

44.       To take an idea or project ‘off piste’

45.       Level playing field

46.       Quick win

47.       In the driving seat

48.       No brainer

49.       To ‘park’ a project

50.       ASAP

 

Source: Recruitment Grapevine