(1). A collection of work-related achievements you add to your “bio” (read: resume) whose only purpose (now that you’ve moved on to another company) seems to have been to allow you to add them to your bio.
“I think writing an article in our trade journal is a great idea, Kenny. It’ll sure help you increase your personal brand…and be good for the company’s reputation, of course.”
(1). A suggestion made during a meeting or conference call to make sure everything being discussed makes sense (see take a step back, smell test). “Sanity Checks” usually result in the discussion being tabled until a later date while the topic (which invairably makes no sense) is being researched further.