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Must-Know Portuguese Business Idioms to Improve Your Communication Skills in the Workplace

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I remember when I used to overhear my parents’ work conversations as they spoke on the phone. They’d say things like “give me a ballpark figure,” or “all our budget is going down the drain,” and though I had no idea what those phrases meant, they sure sounded important. When you’re a speaker of English(…)


ExecuSpeak dictionary

Struggling to keep up with all the new jargon whilst studying for your MBA? Or perhaps you’re in a new job and want to impress your boss? The ExecuSpeak dictionary could be for you! Their slogan is “because business is another language” and promises that the dictionary is “easy to use, easy to read, easy(…)


Most annoying business jargon

Business jargon seems to have become an integral part of popular culture – it’s not just used by managers and wannabes anymore. Forbes has compiled a list of the most annoying, pretentious and useless business jargon in a handy photo gallery. Here are a few words and phrases they consider the worst offenders: Core Competency(…)