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Anyone else hate banking lingo and make fun of it, but as soon as a discussion starts you say "we dont want to boil the ocean here". Fml. Whats your most despised finance phrase?

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Let's table this discussion so we can do a deep dive analysis on the due diligence performed on the work product to identify all low hanging fruit which is most impactful leadership and then circle back/touch base with the project team who has the bandwidth to implement changes which will take the work product to the next level in order to provide the most value-add and move the needle.

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Yup, nailed it. You sound just like my boss. 😫

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"let's cascade this out" "I'll put out some feelers on this one" "let's run it up the flagpole" "let's be all over this" "that looks like it's going to grow legs" "I know the graph says that but are we really saying that"

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“ should be pretty easy” or “shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes” wth

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Hahaha yes

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“Dont stay late on this"

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"No need to reinvent the wheel"

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"Can you give me more colour around this?”

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“This is low hanging fruit”

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Tks. Needs some wordsmithing. Let me circle back to you on this.

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"We need to make sure we’re comparing apples to apples"

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Good question, will take this offline and have the team opine. Will revert back with an answer shortly

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“Why dont you take a stab at this?"

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“High level”

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YES. During my first month in finance, I thought this meant “advanced.” Like if you got to a high level in a video game or something.

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^^it gets old real fast

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Blocking and tackling

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Pls advise

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Pls fix thx

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maybe its my naiveté talking but i think banking lingo is awesome

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We don’t have the bandwidth. It’s in good shape. Where did you go to school again?

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plenty of wood to chop

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“Optics"

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Don’t want to get caught with our pants down

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