“Hey, Joel…I’ve got a meeting in twenty. Can you get me the average annual fees on the Johnson account since inception. Just give me the quick and dirty.”
Props to Mark R. for the submission.
(2). An excuse to do sloppy work on grounds that the work product will only be used once or temporarily, when in fact it will immediately become a fundamental piece of the organization’s infrastructure.
“Yeah, I could’ve stayed all night working on this thing, but since they’re only going to use it for talking points, I just did the quick and dirty.”
(1). A term used by salespeople in struggling business units to generally describe their service pitch to clients and intermediaries, meant to impart an endearing and almost human quality on the offering.
“I think we have a compelling story to tell about our expertise in the powdered milk space. Now, let’s hit those phones!”