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Monday, October 20, 2008

Buzzwords!

You know, sometimes, the bottom line is that we just have to get proactive and change our mindset ... think outside the box a bit more, fly the new ideas up the flagpole to create a new paradigm ...

What's that?

You've no idea what I'm rabbiting on about?

Then you, dear reader, haven't kept up with your Buzzwords, have you?

Here's a t'riffic little game you can play at your next staff meeting, in-service, seminar ... or whatever they're calling them these days. It's been around a while, and maybe you need to update some of the words to suit your own Field of Expertise. It's called, rather tellingly, Wank Words Bingo, and it's for all those people who are not necessarily bankers but ... http://www.write101.com/W.Tips279.htm

We all have our own set of most loved (or most hated) buzzwords. Those we use every day or those that make our teeth hurt every time we hear them.

Add yours now. Just click on the Comment link.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

My manager can use the term 'mission critical' with a straight face.

But he's not a seagull manager (one who flies in, $^!#$ on everything, and flies off again) so we put up with him.

Fri. Oct. 24, 10:41:00 am AEST  
Blogger jac said...

Solutions!! Everyone has them the word is banned in our office when writing corporate copy.

Particular fun with

Printing solutions - that would be ink then!

Transport solutions - that would be fuel?

Entertainment solutions - make mine a Chardonnay!

Jackie

Tue. Oct. 28, 12:56:00 am AEST  

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