Friday, June 25, 2010

25 words I never want to hear again.

1. Paradigm.
2. Agency model.
3. Robust.
4. e-mail thread.
5. Methodology.
6. Skill set.
7. Vision.
8. Operationalize.
9. Rounded corners.
10. Circle back.
11. Pre-meeting.
12. Brain-storming.
13. Exploratory.
14. Actualize.
15. Guesstimate.
16. Prioritization.
17. Workshop.
18. Visioning.
19. Pre-read.
20. Ideation.
21. Scoping.
22. Scope of work.
23. Statement of work.
24. Calendar (as a verb.)
25. Cheers!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Bucket.

Laura said...

Some other favorites:

Face-to-face
Interface
Billable hours
Profitability
Enter your hours

茹順茹順 said...

Pen and ink is wits plough.................................................................

James Francis said...

Going forward.

One of the more pretentious pieces of doublespeak.

Tore Claesson said...

cheers!

Hoover said...

Stakeholder
To leverage
Utilize

12XU said...

grammar police: some of those are phrases so that ups your word count to over 25.