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On a Go-Forward Basis


2012
12.21

On a Go-Forward Basis – in the future.

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Follow Up


2012
12.12

Follow Up – to ask again about the status of a project or assignment; to nag about completion of said project or assignment.

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Light a Fire Under


2012
12.06

Light a Fire Under – to inspire an employee or direct report to work harder and faster.

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Going Forward


2011
03.31

Going Forward [goh-ing for-werd] – proceeding full speed ahead on project completion or on research and development; to go forward on a project may be the result of initiative, excitement, or stubbornness.

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If the Shoe Fits


2011
03.13

If the Shoe Fits [if the shoo fits] – if you are able to complete the job, do it. If you are a good person to blame, accept it.

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Flesh Out


2011
03.03

Flesh Out [flesh out] – to fill in details; to complete to the desired level of detail for others to understand your project. I.e. This schedule should be fleshed out more to include dates for each project dependency.

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Don’t Look at your Foot While You’re Taking the Stride


2011
02.09

Don’t Look at your Foot While You’re Taking the Stride [dohnt look at yohr fut wayhl yohr tey-king the strahyd] – to march forward on a project, focusing solely on the end goal, without paying attention to time-consuming details along the way. Be careful not to fall.

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Low-Hanging Fruit


2010
01.21

Low-Hanging Fruit [loh hang-ing fruht] – the easiest target; an easy addition to an existing project; the simplest solution; a requirement that can be added to a project without perceived impact to the schedule.

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Fired Up


2010
01.12

Fired Up [fahyred uhp] – to be excited about a project; typically expected to occur after a kick-off meeting or talk given by either sales or upper management.

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The 5-to-9 Shift


2010
01.12

The 5-to-9 Shift [thee fahyv-to-nahyn shift] – the shift from 5AM to 9PM that is often expected of middle management; typically reserved for salaried employees.