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Buzz words for this year’s meetings

I’ve been in San Antonio for less than a day and I’m already goggle-eyed with disbelief at some of the Top Buzz Words coming out of the mouths of otherwise normal people in conference meetings.   I think I would have to practise in front of a mirror before I could use these expressions with a straight […]

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Last year’s buzz words are banished

hope that by now all Blog readers have managed to slip the word “redakted” into a normal conversation, as recommended here during NPRA. It’s now time to banish some of the obsolete chemical buzz words of 2007. Top words which are now heading for their sell-by date must be: work/life balance, forward curve, learning curve, value chain, robustness, thought leadership. Use them at your peril. My colleague Linda is still aghast at “blue sky thinking”, but I think that harks back to circa 2006.

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