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Jargon: Just Say No. (DGtC #28)

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Make a human happy—speak to be understood

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No matter what organization you are in, there are choices to be made about how you talk with the people around you. No matter what gathering you attend, you speak to communicate or you speak to impress.

We’re never rid of rhetorical flourish and persuasive intent, but can we at least work at speaking to be understood?

You don’t have to be obscure, you know—choose your own space on the continuum.

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Dumb Sketch: Kirk Livingston

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