(1). A frequently misused term intended, we think, to indicate there’s some real brain power behind whatever meaningless opinion you’re about to tell us.
“So, my thought process is this … if we move the accounting staff to the other end of the hall and the marketing department closer to my office, we should be able to maximize our potential for better-looking interns in the second quarter.”
(1). That hot night out with a prospect intended to close the deal.
“Hey, Tom. Got my “sell” dinner tonight with that big hedge fund guy and I want to show him a good time. You still got that friend over at Jiggles? I really want this guy to leave with a smile on his face!”