WHY YOU SHOULD ELIMINATE THESE PHRASES FROM YOUR VOCABULARY

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If you want to sound professional and be perceived as a leader in the office then there are a few phrases you should cut from your vocabulary.

 

3 PHRASES TO CUT FORM YOUR WORK VOCABULARY:

  1. “No Problem”
  • When someone thanks you for something the proper response is “You’re Welcome”.
  • Though the phrase “No Problem” is meant to communicate the same it actually brings a negative connotation by implying that they could have been a problem.
  • This may seem like it isn’t a big deal, but if you want to sound proper in the business world you’ll cut this phrase from your vocabulary.

 

  1. “I’ll Try”
  • Imagine you delegated a task to a coworker and their response was “I’ll Try”. What is the first thing that comes to mind?
  • It’s as if you are preparing for failure. Leaders in the office don’t “try” they get things done.
  • Replace this phrase with the word and meaning of “will”.

 

  1. “I think…”
  • Before you say the words “I think” don’t be afraid to admit you don’t know something.
  • You can say something like “I don’t have that information right now, but I’ll find out and get back to you.”
  • Saying “I think…” makes you sound unsure and not confident which are two things you don’t want to portray in the office.

Let us know if changing these phrases has helped you in the office!

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Source:

https://www.themuse.com/advice/the-2-words-you-need-to-delete-from-your-vocabulary-today

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/02/15/13-things-you-should-never-say-at-work/#63616b72632c

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