Deep Diving Into Corporate Jargon

Unpacking the lingo of corporate speak, which, if we didn’t have to use, would definitely yield us more bandwidth

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Here are some examples of corporate jargon we could eliminate immediately (and end up better off by simply saying what we mean):

“Please limit sidebars”

“Loop you in”

“Let’s circle back”


“Pick your brain”

“Today’s action item”

“Boots on the ground”


“Think outside the box”


“Reach out”

“Wear a lot of hats”

“Lots of moving parts”

“Come to Jesus meeting”

“Take this offline”

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