ManagementSpeak: We’re all professionals here, right?
Translation: The reason we pay you a salary is because we expect you to work a lot of uncharged overtime.
This week’s contributor got what exempt employees get for overtime: the satisfaction of a job well done.
So what’s holding you back? Yes, you … the one with one hand on the mouse, looking at the screen! You must have heard something good that’s worth repeating up here.

ManagementSpeak: I don’t want to expend political capital on this.
Translation: Why are you wasting my time with something this trivial
This week’s contributor wants to make sure we all understand the difference between capital and a capitol.