Stop saying ‘stakeholders’ or ‘paradigm shift’! Talk (and write) like a human
I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.Mark Twain
Jargon has its place. When two doctors are talking to each other they don’t have to use plain English.Mandy Collins
Everything that is there must be necessary. And everything that is necessary must be there.Mandy Collins
Aim for being professional rather than overly formal.Mandy Collins
Business language skills are critical.
If you’re a competent communicator at work you’re likely advance in your career with ease.
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People try to overinflate and make things too formal.Mandy Collins
You can write the way you talk to each other.Mandy Collins
Our English teachers don’t know how to write.Mandy Collins
People in South Africa are insecure about their own command of English.Mandy Collins
The word ‘stakeholders’ drives me nuts!Mandy Collins
Just talk! Just be human!Mandy Collins