Bizspeak is buzzkill: business jargon makes communication unclear


DO IT SOON What’s up? Listening to people talk at a business meeting or reading business communications can make you wonder what language is being spoken.  Some words and phrases are repeatedly tossed out.
What’s new? Piling it on ensures you won’t be heard, understood, or admired for your linguistic style. Grant Thornton (an advisory services firm in Chicago) has compiled an index of 120 trending business buzzwords based on an analysis of Fortune 500 company websites and the language those companies used on social media, as well as common phrases in business journalism, in the first quarter of 2018. Here’s the list.
So what? “Hit the ground running” and become a “thought leader” by being “laser focused” on clear language!
SOURCE:  Quartz


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