The Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary

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Posted November 12, 2012 by Marcy Twete in On the Ladder

Jargon. It’s both useful and annoying, equal parts confusing and enlightening. But somewhere along the lines, in the world of business, we began to speak in full jargon, which can be more confusing than useful at times. Since when did “I don’t have time” become “Let’s evaluate my bandwidth”? But these kinds of buzz words are everywhere in business.

I’ll admit it, there have been times in my career when someone used a “buzzword” or “jargon” and I had no idea what they were talking about. Chances are, you’ve been in this situation as well. Especially since jargon seems to change from industry to industry and sector to sector.

That’s why I was so excited to find Business Life’s “Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary.” If you hear one of those crazy words you don’t understand, head on over to the Jargon Dictionary and search the word. It might help you get ahead.


About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.

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