(1). An expression used to imply that you have a lot of things you are working on right now (see juggling), often to indicate to someone that you are going to refuse whatever assignment you are about to be given.
“Sorry Ross, I don’t think I have time to help out on that, I have a lot of balls in the air right now….and no, that’s not what she said.”
(1). The art of taking a productive, manageable space and stuffing it with as many people as possible to save a couple of bucks on heat or air conditioning or something.
(2). The art of continually hiring people who bring down the overall IQ of the firm.
“Alright, everyone … so next week we’re implementing the firm’s densification strategy. Mike, you’re now sharing an office with Stacy. Stacy, you’re also sharing an office with Will. Will, you’re going to be sharing your space with Paul. And, Paul … what’re your thoughts on standing all day?”