Screen Shot 2018-11-10 at 15.45.23Here’s a list of some of the common buzzwords or business cliches I’ve heard or read. I research the background of the term and sometimes find the origin of the phrase.

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NUMBERS
80-20 Rule
A
Across the board
Astroturfing
B
Barriers to Entry
Best in Breed
Big Data
Bizmeth
Blame Storming
Blue Sky Thinking
Boil the Frog
Brain Dump
Breaking Down Silos
Bullwhip effect
Burning the Candle at both ends
Burning platform
C
Cascading Information
Cash Cow
Circle Back
The Cloud
Critical Path
Customer is always right
Cutting Edge
Cyberslacking
D
Doxxing
Drinking the Kool-Aid
E
Eat your own dog food
Ego surfing
Elephant in the room
F
Fight fire with fire
First Mover Advantage
G
Game Changer
Gamification
Glass ceiling
Going Viral
Growth Hacker
H
High Optics
Hot wash
J
Just in Time
L
Long Tail
Low Hanging fruit
M
Marshmallow test
Milestone
Mission Critical
Moving the Needle
Murphy’s Law
O
Optics
Organic Growth
P
Pandora’s box
Paradigm shift
Powerpoint bunny
Pushing the Envelope
Q
Quantified Self
R
Reverse Engineer
S
Showrooming
Socialise This
SoLoMo
Streisand Effect
SWAT team
Sweat Equity
Swim Lanes
T
Thinking outside the box
Throw someone under the bus
Touch base
Touchpoint
Tragedy of the Commons
Turnkey
U
Uncanny Valley
Unpack that For Me
Unicorn
Upselling
W
Walled Garden
In my wheelhouse
Win-win
Z
Zombie project

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