(1). To positively impact or move a project forward, generally used when providing negative feedback in order to imply that someone is being neither impactful nor moving anything forward.
“Thanks for your input here, Tom. Unfortunately, I just don’t think adding more slides about how you are personally trying to go paperless is really going to move the needle on the firm’s cost-cutting project. I mean, really, you work in the mailroom!”
(1). A term that compares stealing talent from another company to illegally hunting African rhinoceroses for their ivory.
“I have no problem poaching talent from Google. I mean, it’s not like they are watching us or anything. **ring** **ring** Hmm, another unknown number. Ya know it’s strange, every time I say that, my phone rings. Weird.”