“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). Ongoing client relationship management. The term is generally used to describe the absolute smallest amount of work you think you can do to avoid the client firing you.
“Now that the client’s accounts are all in and invested, it should really just be down to basic care and feeding at this point. As I always say – Get ’em in, get ’em invested, then see you in January!”