- Written by webster
I suppose this one is self-explanatory, but the bottom line in executive circles is that “close” doesn’t really mean very much in most endeavors and is generally unacceptable. In short, you either achieve the success you planned for or you don’t. In any of the above events, close does count, but not in any other instances. I leave it to your imagination to coin a sentence, but it is really a good way to tell others that “close” will not be accepted.
Company cholesterol – The buildup of information, staff, or other bottlenecks that impede a company’s ability to perform.
Use: “The Chief Restructuring Officer said he had never seen so many excess employees and it was no wonder company cholesterol had dramatically slowed down the decision-making in every department.”