(1). A sports related term used to describe the depth of talent a company possesses, and then used again to justify bringing every single one of those people to a meeting.
“I know bringing 15 people seems a bit excessive, but I want to show that we have bench strength back at the office. I think it totally makes sense to have Kathy come! Bringing the secretary shows we’re organized in my opinion.”
“Some of the bright spots from this year came from our billing department, so kudos to them. That new practice of getting invoices out with the correct mailing addresses really helped our bottom line.”