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Corporate Buzzwords

How Biz Blab and Manipulation Erode the Nobility of Sales

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

What does the phrase "state of the art" mean to you? How about "third generation?" Does that get you jazzed? Probably not. Yet this is the kind of meaningless language that fills most business presentations.

Corporate Jargon vs. Parenting Gems

CT Working Moms | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

It occurred to me that at work, we say lots of things that aren't really clear and don't really mean anything, whereas as a parent, we have to speak very clearly, concretely and literally. Judge for yourself from the samples below.

Satirical Website Generates Non-Sensical Corporate Speak For You

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

Turns out you don't have to be part of the corporate world to come up with confusing, often meaningless jargon like "dynamic" and "outside the box." I...

Corporate Jargon: The Overused, The Confusing And The Downright Strange

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 12.08.2011 | Small Business

Are you tired of thinking outside of the box? According to a survey by Career Builder, so are your employees. A poll of 5,300 full-time employees help...

Office Jargon Overload: 6 Work Buzzwords To Avoid

Thinkstock | Posted 11.15.2011 | Women

By Anneke Jong | The Daily Muse Ever been in a meeting where you think everyone is speaking in some kind of code? Workplace lingo often abandons th...