“Okay, guys … we really want to start targeting high-net worth individuals this year. So, we’re going to start calling you ‘investment professionals‘ to show you do more than push product. That said, keep pushing product.”
(1). A term derived from the saying “Eating Your Own Dog Food”, which is when a company (let’s face it, it’s probably a software company) uses itself as the guinea pig for it’s own product to demonstrate how great it is. Ya know, kinda like what Microsoft should have done before it released Windows ME.
“I dunno Bill, you realize that everyone hates dogfooding this crap, right? Y2K? Like that’s really gonna happen. That’s like saying BlackBerry won’t be around in 15 years. Let’s just push this one out.”
(1). The individual on a project that holds the key to getting everything done on time and on budget. Unfortunately, this never happens due to this person being completely inept, much like LouisTully.
(2). Dana Barrett
“Are you the gatekeeper?”
“No, Thomas the Manager is. He will come in one of the company approved, pre-chosen forms. Once at a company outing, the manager came as a large and moving Consultant! Then, during quarterly reviews, they chose a new form for him: that of a giant D-Bag! Many peons and part-timers knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of HR that day, I can tell you!”