(1). n. Congrats guy! You’re the Eddie Van Halen of reporting. The Steven Tyler of the boardroom. You are officially the guy who everyone else in the office envies. Colleagues want to be you and clients want to be with you. Your trip up the corporate ladder has been swift and easy. That corner office and sexual harassment suit are right around the corner!
(2). n. An individual who happens to be in the right place at the right time…..somehow, all the time.
(3). adj. A term that is used to describe someone identified by management as a key player to the company’s success. This person may or may not be doing any real work, but hey, good for them.
“Steve? That kid’s a rockstar! He’s in early, and loves to burn the midnight oil. It’s amazing that every time something goes right, he’s in the room. It must be him right? I mean, I see him on Facebook a lot during the day, but that’s probably just him taking a break. Hmm. Whatever, let’s give him a company car and an expense account!”
(1). When you sit down with a stockbroker to see if you can glom onto his book of business (or … ahem! … “look for potential synergies“).
“So, I went through a little hand-to-hand combat with Ken and I think we were able to identify a couple of accounts where we could be helpful. He wants us to do it at no charge, of course, which may be a bit of a challenge.”