Sweat the Asset

Sweat the Asset

Slang; to extract the most possible work out of the most productive employee. Sweating the asset may not be sustainable as it can sometimes lead to overwork and exhaustion.
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Rugby league's summer scheduling would ensure the venue is used for the full year, allowing the Falcons to sweat the asset on ticket sales and bar takings during the fallow months in the union calendar.
If Abertis is not minded to sell and continue to sweat the asset with just the required investment to maintain operational efficiency, where is the First Minister going to go with air passenger duty; Swansea Airport or selling the rights to Bristol Airport?
It enables us, in business terms, to sweat the asset.
We could turn a profit today, if we stopped investing, but we don't want to just sweat the asset.
If Government is allowing us to do asset sales to move into revenue, surely it is better to sweat the assets, or to use securitisation of the assets and better utilisation to promote revenue generation.
He said: "If Government is allowing us to do asset sales to move into revenue, surely it is better to sweat the assets, or to use securitisation of the assets and better utilisation to promote revenue generation.
Strategise, synergise, incentivise, rightsize; AOB, POS, CFO, CBU; blue sky thinking, lean thinking, thinking outside the box; be massive aggressive, sweat the assets, throw a curve - vocabulary that seems more at place in the arena of extreme sports than a magnoliapainted office.
In many cases the capacity is not being taken out and trade buyers could lose out to private equity firms or venture capital groups who will look to sweat the assets for cash and that won't help the pricing environment one bit.
What you do is sweat the assets that you have to the very best of your ability to try and get some stability in the operation.
As far as transport is concerned we are going to have to sweat the assets that we have much better.
In short, operating costs are kept slim, load factors high, few onboard extras are provided and tight turnarounds are the order of the day to sweat the assets - both airframes and crew.
Bitter experience tells us that privatisation and fragmentation will undermine safety, services, jobs and pensions, as privateers sweat the assets, cut corners and cut staff," it adds.