January 14, 2010


Filed under: Business — Tags: , , — HarryCool @ 5:43 pm


Business people may not want to acknowledge that much of their work consists of mundane phone calls and e-mails. So, they’ll glamorize their tasks by using terms such as “mission critical” or “centers of excellence,” she said, to make every project sound like a “James Bond mission.”

…. “You start to become respected,” she said, “and start to become the only clear voice in this sort of sea of monotony.” …

People who use jargon, to me, end up giving an impression that they are not speaking the truth. I find them political. People who use plain language appear to be more trustworthy. Many people also end up believing that one needs to use Jargon to be diplomatic.


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