Rejecting jargon in your law firm: 26 workplace words that need to be scrapped

Posted on 06-27-2014 by
Tags: interviewing , change , career advancement , Upgrading Your Skills , people , writing

Do you use any of the 26 words in your daily communications? According to a recent article via the Huffington Post, you should strike the following from your speech.

  • touch base
  • circle back
  • bandwidth
  • impactful
  • utilize
  • table the discussion
  • deep dive
  • engagement
  • viral
  • value-add
  • one-sheet
  • deliverable
  • work product
  • incentivize
  • take it to the next level
  • hard stop
  • on your radar
  • due diligence
  • 360-degree thinking
  • paradigm shift
  • globalize
  • action item
  • bleeding edge
  • killing it
  • synergize
  • low-hanging fruit

What do you think? Are there others that should have made the list? 


Hans Thielman
Hans Thielman
Posted on : 29 Jun 2014 1:08 AM

Best practices, Drill down, Escalate, Going forward, Pain point, Proactive, Win-win

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