When a team within a company is asked to work on a special project by the company's leadership and does not have to follow the usual rules of the company
Example: The team is working on the company's next big product bet. The team is moving fast and trying to operate like a startup within a big company.
Variations: internal startup
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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?
(A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
(B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
(C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
(D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.
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Word: Close It Out
Definition: To mark something as completed.
Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.
"Operate Like A Startup Within A Big Company." Jargonism.com Dictionary, https://jargonism.com/words/1282. Accessed 05/22/2022.