Instead of Shooting Fish in a Barrel, We Should Go Out and Buy a Fishing Pole

Cheesy Corporate Lingo 19 June 2012


(1).  A suggestion to stop focusing on many small action items (see low-hanging fruit) and target one, major problem to resolve.  The person who used this thought he was super clever.


“Look, guys, instead of shooting fish in a barrel, we should go out and buy a fishing pole and fix the underlying system issue that’s causing all of these other problems.  I’m awesome, by the way.”