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127 Top Business Jargon Examples and How to Fix Them

Monday, June 11th, 2018

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What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

“Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you…You must login or register before you view this content.

Let’s Simplify Legal Jargon

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

“Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They're crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long…You must login or register before you view this content.

What Our Language Habits Reveal

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

“In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds — and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize…You must login or register before you view this content.

Culture, Listening and the Language of Business

Friday, February 9th, 2018

“Branson Centre entrepreneur Yanique Grant explores the relationship between language, culture and business success…You must login or register before you view this content.

Gender and the Language of Business

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

“Doesn’t language simply describe the world of business, or does it do more – does the language we use actually shape business?..You must login or register before you view this content.

This Is the Only Letter in the English Language That Is Never Silent

Monday, February 5th, 2018

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How Language Shapes the Way We Work

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

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27 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Differently Across the US

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

“In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something…You must login or register before you view this content.

The Most Common Language Spoken in Every State Besides English

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

“We set out to find the most common languages — besides English — spoken at home in every state, based on the US Census Bureau's 2012-2016 American Community Survey estimates…You must login or register before you view this content.

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