Infographic: Useless corporate buzzwords

Business jargon is terrible, yet certain phrases stubbornly persist. Here are a handful of the worst perpetrators.

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Can we open the kimono for a minute? We need to touch base about your lack of synergy.

There are certain words that continually appear in résumés, emails, websites, intranets and press releases. They might sound professional and impressive, but terms like “thinking outside the box” and “thought leadership” jumped the shark long ago.

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