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Unnecessary Jargon: A Major Turn-Off

Research shows that the business world, especially venture capitalists, investors and knowledgeable insiders, are unimpressed by unnecessary jargon, and can even form a negative perception towards new technologies. Doctors using medical jargon are often uncommunicative to the patient.

Even experts agree that certain key terms in jargon can mean different things to different people, making the whole exercise useless.

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Jargon is used by people to convey certain information in a shortened way and is irritating to hear for some. It conveys a tone of pride and is exclusionary by default.

Studies about using jargons reveal that people with this behavioural trait are insecure or are usually from lower-st...

Jargon is sometimes useful as it makes information concise and clear, at least to the experts. It also helps objectify the problem and create a certain distance, helping in situations (like in the medical field) where emotions may be detrimental to the situation.

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Workplace jargon

Jargon refers to terms, expressions, or acronyms specific to a particular industry or professional group.

People enjoy complaining about jargon, saying it is hard to understand, pretentious, and unnecessary. Many industries and government leaders criticize it, but

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Jargon At The Workplace

Jargons are overused terms that make people roll their eyes, tune out, wince or nod off.

Some common words and phrases: "Shift the paradigm." Take a "solution-oriented approach." "Empower your brand" "agile," "actionable" or "the new normal."

Call it corporate speak or bus...

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  • We write to share a message. To sell a product. A service. An idea.
  • Unclear messages mean you lose the opportunity to connect
  • It means you exclude people. You piss them off. And you lose out. It could mean a lost follower. A lost sale. A lost event participant.
  • Resear...

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