Many of us have a private language that is only known in our home life. Perhaps you have a nickname from a parent or share an old joke or a shared reference to a song.
Also known as familects, these invented words, pet names, in-jokes, and personal memes emerge from spending time together in close quarters. Listening to recordings of other families can feel like being immersed in a different world.
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Familects are part of the backstage talk we use with people closest to us. They're a home slang and becomes integral over time in your inner circle.
Familects help us feel like family. The in-group language nurtures a feeling of intimacy and establishes identity. Sharing one's familect is also an act of welcoming outsiders into one's clan.
Most employees working overtime remotely proved that their job can be done while sitting at home, without compromising on quality or any deliverables.
Now, the pandemic has(seemingly) subsided, and vaccination efforts are ongoing, companies are recalling people to their physical offices, full time. They now face an unheard of reality: Employee's needs, working styles and preferences have undergone drastic changes over the past year.
No matter how much money you have, there is a risk of social comparison. It can cause people with money to do less than they could.
Instead, it would help if you asked what meaning a life of wealth should have. Our responsibility and opportunity are to make the world a better place.
Corporations have a language that they use while talking in meetings or communicating in email. It’s called Corporate Jargon.
Corporate jargon is a forced and complicated way to express something that can be said in simpler language, and in effect, take less time and mental energy.
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