{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "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?", "post_id": "5b74168f42a6881ea018b7ab", "reply_count": 89, "vote_count": 121, "bowl_id": "553769a790f5eebe1d2a0f92", "bowl_name": "Finance", "feed_type": "crowd" }

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?

likefunnyhelpfulsmart
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at
Highlighted IconHIGHLIGHTED

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.

likefunnyuplifting

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

funny

"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"

funny
Recent IconRecent

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

likefunnyuplifting

Hahaha yes

like

“Dont stay late on this"

likefunnysmarthelpful

"No need to reinvent the wheel"

likefunny

"Can you give me more colour around this?”

likefunnysmart

“This is low hanging fruit”

likefunny

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

likefunny

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

likefunny

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

likefunny

“Why dont you take a stab at this?"

likefunnyhelpful

“High level”

likefunny

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.

likefunny

^^it gets old real fast

likefunny

Blocking and tackling

like

Pls advise

likesmartfunny

Pls fix thx

like

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

likefunny

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

likefunnysmart

plenty of wood to chop

likefunny

“Optics"

likesmartfunny

Don’t want to get caught with our pants down

likefunny

Additional Posts

When your MD finally sees your VPs terrible work... And now you're stuck in the office until Monday

like

I’m billable af

likefunny

When you're so stressed you forget to ask your senior if they wanted to order dinner. #sorry

like
like

The ratio of comedy to real-world problem solving in advertising is disturbing. This needs addressing.

like

Does anybody understand the actual consequences of leaving the US on H1B with pending i140, i485 and advanced parole?

like

780 GMAT, 3.2 undergrad GPA in top 5 engineering school, 4 years of working experience. 1 yr MBB, 2 yrs ACN, 1 yr startup. Any advice on how to approach applications and what schools to target?

likesmart

Any recommendations for a restaurant in Downtown/Uptown rooftop and and some good view of downtown Dallas skyline ?

like

Till when are most firms planning to WFH? Besides CAM, that is. :P

Those who work/have worked at Google and thought it was their “dream job” when they applied - did it turn out to be? If so, why? If not, how did it end up being different than you expected?

likefunny

How many years of FDD experience does A&M typically require? I’ve heard great things about their comp and seems like there’s so much more up side than b4 since bonuses are a % of billable hours. Anyone know what a typical A&M senior bonus was this year?

like

Can anyone please refer a profile for power BI role? Candidate has 3 yrs of experience and is experienced in power bi , tableau,sql. Can someone please help?

like

Last minute staffing call last week. Today: 6am flight... 5.5 hours... middle seat. Please pray for me 🙏

like

ADVICE NEEDED: I currently work in a WFH recruiter role with an amazing manager, she listens and is very motivating. My job is very very slow pace and a bit repetitive. I got a job offer for 10k more plus a bonus structure but it is hybrid and travel is required. I do not know whether or not I want to leave my cushion WFH job, I got so used to my routine and not doing much. Also, I like traveling to visit family for the holidays which I can do with my current role.

like

Does it open doors for bigger and better agencies and client side positions if you work on a client account like google at your current agency?

like

Insights on Delta Partners? Quite interested in post FTI acquisition outlook / wlb / culture

like

Do you think it worth going for an MBA when having a B.A. is given you a six-digit salary?

So glad the Trump administration's brand of evil is not banal. We got porn-stars to add to the usual curroption mix, along currying favor with foreign governments to salvage bad real estate deals!

like

Anyone wants to case prep tomorrow ?

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

{ "isSet": true, "allowed": true }

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal