I’m sure that at one point during a meeting you’ve had, someone has said something that you weren’t quite sure what the heck they’re talking about. They use what seems like a random phrase to mask what they really mean, trying to sound more intelligent.
Meetings like these aren’t usually the most fun part of the work day, and can often be the downright unproductive. However, Fast Company has brought together some of New York’s finest comedians to show what the phrases we hear in meetings actually mean. To find out what they mean when people use such common phrases as, “Will it scale?” and, “This may be a terrible idea”, watch the funny video below.
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Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.