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information provided that will not be released to the public
off the record
directly into a difficult job
to be in at the deep end
to take on a task that is way too big for you
to bite off more than you can chew
to rapidly increase your business results
to boost your business
a process by which a company compares its performance with that of high-performing organizations
Benchmarking
the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.
crowdfunding
A digital process where transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly
block chain
individuals who invest their personal capital directly in start-ups
angel investors
new company that emerges from a larger enterprise
spin-off business
Positive outcomes in addition to the main outcome
spin-off benefits
giving people the authority to correct a problem without first checking with management
Empowerment
an arrangement that is good for both sides
win-win situation
an unexpected event that brings good fortune
a lucky break
Having to start all over again
back to square one
When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over.
to go back to the drawing board
one whose work is more mental than physical and involves the handling and processing of information.
white collar worker
Someone who performs manual labor, often in a manufacturing job.
blue collar worker
stop working
to call it a day
to dominate a particular market
to corner the market
something that is very intense, aggressive and merciless: cut throat competition, cut throat business.
cut-throat
to get started
to get the ball rolling
an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
a loophole

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