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19 things you need to stop saying

Source | Mashable : By Kamara Toffolo

You’re a stellar communicator and you make an effort to stay on top of the latest industry jargon so that you can get your point across as clearly as possible.

But what if these efforts are actually counting against you? It may seem counterintuitive, but it’s true: Using simple words makes a better impression — and will help you communicate more successfully.

Corporatese is “a manner of speaking that uses the most amount of words to give the least amount of information,”and I’ve collected some of the greatest culprits.

Unsure if your vocabulary needs to be overhauled? Here are 19 words and phrases that you should nix in 2016.

1. On a go forward basis

Time only moves in one direction. What’s the point of this phrase?

2. Deep dive

Do you need a wetsuit for that? Why use such a metaphorical phrase when you could just say you’ll investigate something?

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