Definition: to act with no long-term plan, and break the rules, without thinking about ethics


Enron was a fast-growing energy company in the USA, but they played fast and loose with their financial reporting. When the fraud was discovered, the company collapsed quickly.

Be careful with him. He is very creative, but he plays fast and loose with ethics. If you partner with him, he might hurt your professional reputation.



About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.