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Reorgs, "let's take this offline", Year of Transformation, executive departures, new CFO? There is definitely tea behind the "so and so is leaving the company to focus on family".
Why do companies speak the way they do? Corporate speak is this weirdly formal language, ridiculous amount of buzzwords, and a focus on spinning positive messaging—all to put on a guise of professionalism and intellect, to lend credibility and worthiness to our jobs, to mitigate consequences.
Corporate speak is a big reason why work can be so draining, so passive aggressive, so shaming, and why our meetings are longer than they need to be! We dig into what corporate speak is, reasons we use it, and what's hiding under the surface of all those buzzwords.