(1). A hokey, colloquial phrase intended to dissuade clients from selling out of a declining investment due to short-term market fluctuations. Clients are often puzzled as to the phrase’s meaning, leading them to take no action, which was, of course, the speaker’s intent.
(1). To bug, bother, and otherwise annoy customers who have already said their purchase decision is months away to see if you can squeeze a purchase order from them anyway. Frequently used at month or quarter-end.
“Boy, Drew…you’ve been on the phone all day today. Trying to scrub the funnel before comp day, eh?”