(1). A cop-out used by chronically impartial employees and/or managers so that they can remain comfortably in the middle of an argument.
“Sorry guys, but you’re going to have to consider me Swiss on this issue. I just can’t say that investing the rest of our company’s bailout money in Spanish doubloons is a good or bad idea. On the one hand it’s a risky investment, on the other hand that guy from Pawn Stars is always in the market for doubloons and seems to have an endless supply of cash.
(1). A client account you’re thinking of going after that’s been with one bank for years and years. And why shouldn’t you give it try?! I mean, who’s better than you, right?! Their current guy probably doesn’t even call them once a quarter to tell them what’s going on with Russian commodity prices! And how about that new exchange fund you’re offering? Wouldn’t they want to know about that?! Of course they would!! Now, get over to that phone and get that old coot on the line! You are a bright, shining star!
“So, given our lackluster numbers so far this year, I’ve been thinking that a new strategy is called for. Instead of young, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, we’re going to hunt for some old and cold money! Now, I want everyone to hit the nursing homes and university clubs and bring in those Vanderbilts!”