He's about to tell you the score.
Sports are a part of everyday life. And nowhere is that more evident than in the workplace.
We all hear sports phrases while we are at work. Most of them don't even make sense when used in this environment, but they've all stuck. And they're not going anywhere anytime soon.
So let's take a look at the most popular sports phrases used in the workplace. And please add your own favorites in the comments section. I know there are several that I struck out on.
I've been waiting for this convention all year!
The beginning of a major project or event.
I really hit that project hard.
To hit a project head on.
Yes! That was a very good presentation!
A job well done.
This is easy!!!
A very easy task to accomplish.
Caught napping in his rocking chair.
A day that is so slow and boring that you can be blindsided by a sudden increase in your workload.
I bet you weren't expectng this.
An unexpected change.
This isn't normally my job.
To make a mistake that costs the team dearly.
This has not gone according to plan.
A chance to step back and rethink the group's strategy.
Will the proposal be accepted???
A final desperate attempt at success.
Well, it sounded like a good idea.
A final blow that signals the unfortunate end of a failed endeavor.