Swatting the buzzwords of business since 2014.
MILLEXZIAL • noun According to Deloitte, “the mobile consumption behaviors of Generation X (ages 35–51) now closely mirror those of Generation Z (ages 14–20) and millennials (ages 21–34). We are calling this combined group … the MilleXZials.” I really wish they WOuLd’NT. Source: Deloitte
LE 2-2-1 • noun The French term for a family-friendly work-life balance: “Two nights where Mom gets home at 7:30, two others where it’s Dad, and one for the nanny.” And they invented croissants. What a country! Source: @laurenzcollins citing L’Obs
DENSIFICATION • noun As in: Qatar Airways has “densified” some 777s by shrinking economy seat widths from 18.5 inches to 17 inches. Soon boarding passes will double as consent forms. Source: The Independent
PAWTERNITY LEAVE • noun According to Petplan, 5 percent of pet owners have been offered paid leave from their jobs to adjust to animal ownership. *Gets dog* … *Emails editor* Source: Business Insider