(1). A sports related term used to describe the depth of talent a company possesses, and then used again to justify bringing every single one of those people to a meeting.
“I know bringing 15 people seems a bit excessive, but I want to show that we have bench strength back at the office. I think it totally makes sense to have Kathy come! Bringing the secretary shows we’re organized in my opinion.”
(1). n. Congrats guy! You’re the Eddie Van Halen of reporting. The Steven Tyler of the boardroom. You are officially the guy who everyone else in the office envies. Colleagues want to be you and clients want to be with you. Your trip up the corporate ladder has been swift and easy. That corner office and sexual harassment suit are right around the corner!
(2). n. An individual who happens to be in the right place at the right time…..somehow, all the time.
(3). adj. A term that is used to describe someone identified by management as a key player to the company’s success. This person may or may not be doing any real work, but hey, good for them.
“Steve? That kid’s a rockstar! He’s in early, and loves to burn the midnight oil. It’s amazing that every time something goes right, he’s in the room. It must be him right? I mean, I see him on Facebook a lot during the day, but that’s probably just him taking a break. Hmm. Whatever, let’s give him a company car and an expense account!”