Explanations — Week of January 1, 2012
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Selected for something
Picked from a group of people for something special (at least, usually it’s something special).
Executive development program
A program to train employees to become executives.
Move an employee to live and work in another location.
A place far away from anything else, which is an empty, unfriendly space. It’s so far away and so desolate that even God has abandoned it.
Technically, a dirt stain is dirt on someone’s clothing that’s difficult to wash out, but it’s also used to describe a small, unimportant place.
The people who work for you.
Monday, January 2, 2012
A person who talks to government officials to try and get special favors for a company or group.
Make a lot of money.
A reduction in taxes.
People who offer money to a government official to do something.
Slangy expression to describe a low-quality place.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The date some equipment will be installed.
Something changes into something else (as in a caterpillar morphs into a butterfly).
Something that can be checked (for example, if someone says they sent an email, it’s easy to check the server to see if the email was actually sent).
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The area of work associated with a project (some things are beyond the scope of a project).
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Excessive pride or self-confidence
Very likely to have something happen.
Friday, January 6, 2012
A person or company who sells something.
A strong reason – reason enough to do something.
Viewed as a whole
Look at everything together. Don’t just look at each separate piece.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
The project management framework embodies a project life cycle and five major project management pro
This sentence is a bunch of project management buzzwords that don’t make a lot of sense.
Extreme level of abstraction
Talking about things that are only ideas. They don’t really exist.
Having no weigh, like astronauts in outer space.