THE FIVE TOP: Are you Abbreviation Crazy in Business? LOL

We are all familiar with many of the short-hands created during the pre-Smartphone days of texting…LOL, ASAP, NSFW, but what about some of the terms created specifically for business? THE FIVE examines some lesser-known acronyms used while texting, emailing, and even in conversational business dialog:

FIVE BUSINESS STRATEGY TERMS

  1. BHAG: Big Hairy Audacious Goal
  2. KISS: Keep It Simple Stupid
  3. WOMBAT: Waste Of Money, Brains And Time
  4. LOPSOD: Long On Promises, Short On Delivery

FIVE TEXTING TERMS

  1. EOM: End of Message
  2. NRN: No Reply Necessary
  3. LMFAO: Laughing my Fu$%*&G A$$ Off
  4. OTP: On The Phone
  5. TIA: Thanks in Advance

FIVE BUSINESS POLITITCS TERMS

  1. CLM: Career Limiting Move
  2. DQYDJ: Don’t Quit Your Day Job
  3. CYA: Cover Your Ass
  4. GMTA: Great Minds Think Alike
  5. BOHICA: Bend Over Here It Comes Again

So as you go through your business day MTFBWY (May The Force Be With You).

EOT (End of Thread)

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