(1). A last minute scramble to deal with an artificially-created emergency, usually occurring at approximately four o’clock on a Friday afternoon and whose successful completion results in zero thanks and several missed trains.
(1). A term used to describe a boring, plain person you work with. So everyone.
(2). A project, idea, suggestion, or project idea suggestion that you have come up with that is met with a less than stellar reception (read: It’s a nice way to say your idea sucks).
“Thanks for this Pat, but I am not sure we are really hitting the mark here. The whole thing feels a bit granola. I can’t help but think that someone, somewhere, has already handed out stress balls at a conference. Although I commend you for somehow creating a 35 page deck around this idea, I don’t think we’ll be moving ahead with this.”