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Business Jargon - Love It Or Hate It

By January 22, 2013

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Usually, I Hate Jargon (Even When I Use It). It makes conversations take longer. It confuses people, especially those from a different country or culture. It irritates me when people use buzzwords just to make themselves sound important or knowledgeable when they could be so much more effective just speaking plainly. However, there are times when jargon has its place - and this is one of them. Business on Main has published their Most Memorable Business Jargon of 2012 list. It's worth reading. You might learn a few new words and maybe even have a quick chuckle.

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