Jumping - through hoops that is! Jumping through hoops means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. What does jumping through hoops mean to you? Is it a positive or a negative? Do you feel like you are jumping through hoops when a co-worker shows up late, or even worse doesn’t show up at all, and you have to cover for them? Does jumping through hoops mean “knocking people socks off” with incredible service?