Jargon that will get you promoted (allegedly)

Avoid these 89 terms, unless you’re within earshot of a manager, says Forbes.com. Plus, 88 books that shaped America, a proposal to save language—from 1712, and more.

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89 business clichés that will get any MBA promoted and make them totally useless. When PR Daily (or our sister site Ragan.com) rants about the overuse of jargon in the workplace, many readers agree, but tell us that their managers use these words. If they want a promotion, they need to speak the language of the tribe. That’s a tough point to argue. Forbes.com addressed the issue (last week), when contributor Eric Jackson offered dozens of buzz terms to avoid—unless you’re within earshot of a manager. Read the story (and the comments) here.

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