MID TIER/LOWER TIER, etc, Be it a bank, insurance company, PE/Hedge Fund, or consulting firm. What does it mean and why is important to so many Oh and law firm 0 Vote up! I have recently heard "crushing the butterfly" to refer to stifling innovation. The urge to stand up and shout BINGO was hard to supress. 1 Vote up! All hands meeting. 1 Vote up! I'll give you some time back. 0 Vote up! the job title “head of people” “we have fallen short” ”opening the kimono” “circle back” 0 Vote up! “crushing the butterfly” absolutely sounds like a euphemism for female w@nking. 2 Vote up! Refresh Back to board Join the discussion Login Register 0 Vote up!