May 2, 2022

It’s not unusual for me to drop the old idioms “sounds like a broken record” or “back to the drawing board.” And then I cringe when I see mystified glances among the younger workforce. I’ve realized I’m rooted in language that is “long in the tooth.”

As I update my key expressions, and aim to be more inclusive of all generations, one new catchphrase has universal meaning. When I say, “let’s implement that plan like we’re Ukrainians,” the entire planet knows the tenacity and commitment we are calling on. This is one that resonates.

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