(1). The process of creating slides for a deck with thoughtful insights, observations and recommendations, only to be passed over at the last minute in the meeting (which you put a suit on for) in favor of more important and relevant dependencies.
“Well, Dave got neuman’d again.”
Props to the department managers at Prime Visibility, and to anyone else who has ever cut Dave off in a presentation.
(1). To very publicly assume responsibility for a certain project or assignment so that your bosses will notice (see go-getter) in the hope that it will lead to either a promotion, raise or both.
“Gil, we’re impressed at how you’ve really taken ownership of this project and made it your own. Now, I’m not exactly thrilled that you’ve devoted so much of your work day to planning the office Christmas party, but…”