Another arrow for the quiver.
My boss would always say "...and don't forget to bring the letters of recommendation from satisfied customers, they are the arrows in your quiver."
I have also heard this expression used to indicate someone's adaptability or versatility. A person with only one arrow (or type of arrow) would only know one way to approach a problem.
A similar expression is
"When one's only tool is a hammer, everything looks like a nail."
· A drop in the bucket
· Coat of many colours
· How are the mighty fallen - The previously powerful are now reduced.
· Man does not live by bread alone - Physical nourishment is not sufficient for a healthy life; man also has spiritual needs.
· Spare the rod and spoil the child
· The fly in the ointment - A small but irritating flaw that spoils the whole thing.
· The salt of the earth - Those of great worth and reliability.
· Three score and ten – 60 plus 10
· Woe is me - I am distressed; sad; grieved.
Buy-in (n.) A cute way of saying "agreement" or "consent." if you hope to get anything done in today's corporation, you'll need management buy-in.
C-level (adj. Those modest, hardworking souls at the top of your org chart: ceo, coo, cfo, cio, cpo, cto, chief dog walker, etc.
Dial-in (v.) Despite the obvious reference to a telephone, this one means to "include." for example, "we need to dial-in the materials list."
Drinking the kool-aid (v. Phrase) A rather tasteless reference to the jonestown massacre of 1978, "drink the kool-aid" means to accept something fully and (oftentimes) blindly.
Eat(ing) your own dog food (v. Phrase) new! When your company starts using its own products internally and suddenly realizes why the rest of the world hates them so much.
Granular (adj.); granularity (n.) Getting down to the fine details, the nitty-gritty. Busy people might stop you mid-sentence if you get too granular. Like sand through an hourglass, these are the days of our lives.
Helicopter view (n.) See "at 30,000 feet".
Leapfrog (v.) To surpass your competition, usually by engaging in one gigantic, hopelessly ambitious leap of faith that is almost sure to end in ruin and despair. Bring a parachute, golden or other.
Low-hanging fruit (n.) The easy pickings, the obvious steps that an organization should take to improve its performance or take advantage of new opportunities.
Pushback (n.) If you have a lot of sound, logical ideas, you're bound to run into a lot of resistance in today's surreal corporations. This resistance, often polite but always absurd, is euphemistically called "pushback." try not to take it personally: you're dealing with the insane.
Quick win (n.) Everyone in business is always looking for "quick wins," small steps or initiatives that will produce immediate, positive results.
Rough order of magnitude (n.) Fancy way of saying "to make a wild (ass) guess."
Soup to nuts (adj.) To build every aspect of something from beginning to end. An integrated approach. Oh, the hubris of it all.
30,000 feet, at A high-level view or explanation. Please keep in mind that oxygen is in short supply at this altitude, so you may experience lightheadedness.
Turnkey solution (n.) Wouldn't it be great if you could buy a complex system or piece of software, plug it in, flip a switch and be off and running? Oh poor odysseus, you have once again been beguiled by the it sirens' song. Keep dreaming.
Win-win It's a win for us; it's a win for them. Everyone's happy and drinking the kool-aid.
Using a sledge-hammer to crack a nut - is using disproportionate force or expense to overcome a minor problem.
Red Herring A deliberate misleading and diverting of attention from the real issue.
True Blue Loyal and unwavering in one's opinions or support for a cause.