Clear as Mud: Keep Jargon Out to Keep Learning In

This hilarious video spoof exemplifies the drawbacks of overusing jargon and technical language in training and presentations. In order to model simplicity, I'll actually allow the video to speak for itself.

Warning: I take no responsibility for the head-spinning that might ensue after watching. Watch at your own risk.


Here's a list of commonly overused business cliches. See if any of these "ring a bell". Have any particular favorite jargon or business-speak terms you have heard more than you care to? Which ones are you working to screen out of your presentations and workshops? I'd love to read your comments below.