There are a lot of expressions used in business which are borrowed from the army and from war. Here are some examples:
You can 'gain ground' on your competition.
You ' don't give up without a fight.'
You may need to 'reinforce' your marketing position.
You can 'join forces' with another company.
If you receive a lot of enquiries, you can say you are 'bombarded' with them.
If you don't want your boss to notice you, it's a good idea to 'keep your head down'.
You can 'set your sights on ' an objective.
Often different departments of a company have a 'battle' over budgets.
Some people seem to do things which make them look bad – they are 'their own worst enemy'.
Most companies set 'targets' for their employees.
You can 'capture' a larger share of a market.
When businesses fail because of a poor economy, they can be said to be 'casualties'.
If there are a lot of potential problems in doing something, it can be described as a 'minefield'.