on the ball

 Alert, effective.
 ► “Pressler has become Capitol Hill’s own Forrest Gump - a nice guy with not much on the ball who succeeds astoundingly just by being in the right place at the right time.” (Adweek, May 8, 1995, p. 18)

American business jargon. 2014.

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