- We are trying to look smarter than we are.
- These words make us feel important.
- This language gives us a sense of common language.
Perhaps the insider language make us feel smarter, or maybe we want to belong to a tribe of people. The latter is a deep need inside all of us.
Yet how does this language cause others outside of our circle to perceive us?
Are they puzzled? Or angry that they don't understand our odd language. These jargon words can become so overused that they become meaningless, filler words for our conversation.
We should become more self-aware of the challenges associated with business jargon and consider reducing our usage of words that aren't common vernacular.
Let's make it a game; see how many resonate with you?
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