ManagementSpeak: I like to think of myself as your peer rather than your boss.

Translation: I’d fire your sorry behind if I could get away with it.

This week’s contributor decided to remain anonymous, out of concern that someone might take offense and fire his behind … which would, indeed, be a sorry result.

Margin is so often misunderstood.

People who should know better explain that companies selling products with low profit margins should pursue a different strategy, because “… a 5% profit margin isn’t doing very well for your shareholders.”

They’re confused. Don’t believe me?