(1). A general term used to describe both positive and negative comments, often during performance reviews. As with actual feedback, the comments are usually painful to hear and often result in headaches.
(1). Term used in advertising when two firms merge (due to takeover, government intervention, bankruptcy, etc.) to imply that customers should actually be pleased with what will likely result in poorer service and higher fees.
“We are proud to announce that the Bank of the Southern Climes has joined forces with First National Bank of Blister County to bring you an even better client experience than ever before. Please note the following branch closings…”
(1). A nationwide tour you convince your bosses that you and your new, super-hot assistant should take to market some new product to your regional sales teams. Be prepared to be fired and/or divorced by the time you get home.
“Hey Ken, I think we need a roadshow to get the word out about the new whatever-it-is we’re rolling out next quarter. Happy to spearhead the effort on this. I think we should start in Honolulu and work our way east.”