Why Keeping Your Vocabulary Simple Can Help You Communicate Better in the Workplace

This week on The DayBreak Blog, we’re sharing some news based on what we are seeing in the current marketplace.

It’s no secret that we all like to be perceived as intelligent. It’s natural to have the inclination to use an advanced word here or there, perhaps to impress a boss or colleague. However, some of the most successful people in the business world feel the exact opposite. From Mark Cuban to Warren Buffet to Elon Musk, they all share the same message: ‘Keep it simple.’

All of these giants in the business world agree that jargon words and complicated speech are directly at odds with clear communication in the workplace. The quickest and most effective way to get a message or point across is to use the most clear, concise speech that will be received by the other party without a hitch.

In other words, save that fancy new word you learned for your friends and family. It’s unlikely to impress in the workplace and actually can have the opposite effect of what you intended. Many believe those who use complicated jargon are not actually more intelligent at all. In fact, the perception is that the individual is insecure and possibly is overcompensating. So remember, keep it simple to communicate effectively!

For more details and to read the full article from CNBC.com, click the link below!