Tweet Beauties, you know I love nothing more than making fun of corporate lingo. Tragically, since my lifestyle involves only two days a week within the hallowed halls of 2 World Financial Center, I'm a bit out of practice when it comes to incorporating it into my lexicon for laughs now that I'm "out of pocket." But my gal Julia Murphree, who's a major Maybelline P.R. muckety muck emailed me today about bringing corporate speak back into everyday convos. Since she's always switching between Maybelline execs/friends, she often mixes the two up. Ready for a "paradigm shift?" Some examples, in the sage words of Julia:
· What “next steps” will you take with the guy you’re interested in?
· Let’s “get the ball rolling” on vacation plans.
· Maybe we should talk “off-line” when (insert name of annoying acquaintance) isn’t here.
· Start thinking “outside the box” about where we should go to dinner.
· This champagne cocktail is a “win/win” for everyone.
· You really “hit a homerun” with those new Loubs.
· What’s your “availability” for dinner next week?
· It’s “all hands on deck” for Lindsay’s intervention.
· How can we “leverage” our friend Chopin’s discount at Calvin?
· Her outfit is totally “locked and loaded.”
· We should really consult with (hairstylist) before (makeup artist) “moving forward.”
· After a bad night, I feel "utilized."
HILAR and brill, right, dolls? What are your favorite ways to involve corporate lingo into every day life?
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