Tech

A prominent Silicon Valley investor says entrepreneurs need to stop copying Mark Zuckerberg and quit talking about ‘breaking things,’ ‘disruption,’ and ‘robots eating the jobs’

Mike Maples, founder of Silicon Valley-based venture firm Floodgate Fund, says that people in the tech industry need to reconsider the language they use to describe their ambitions. Maples says that phrases like “Move fast and break things,” “Robots are eating the jobs,” and “Software is eating the world” are […]
A prominent Silicon Valley investor says entrepreneurs need to stop copying Mark Zuckerberg and quit talking about ‘breaking things,’ ‘disruption,’ and ‘robots eating the jobs’
Strategy

7 words and phrases only lawyers understand

Every job has its own unique vocabulary Legal professions are no exception – in fact, lawyers might use more confusing words and phrases than people in any other field. From “upstanding” to “wobbler,” we compiled examples of terms that make sense to lawyers, but make outsiders scratch their heads. Read […]
7 words and phrases only lawyers understand
Strategy

The 15 Most Overused Business Words Of 2013

Moving forward, we plan to utilise robust social media content, big data, and the cloud to literally provide transparency and seamlessly impact sustainability. Sound familiar? How many of the year’s most popular business words can you use in a sentence? The hottest business words of 2013 are in, and they’re […]
The 15 Most Overused Business Words Of 2013
Markets

The 22 Terms That Every Wall Streeter Must Know

[credit provider=”YouTube screengrab”] Wall Streeters speak a different language.The lexicon of the financial services industry is littered with fancy terms derived from the complex mathematical models, clever trading strategies, and strange situations that arise from market phenomena that require new phrases to explain.
The 22 Terms That Every Wall Streeter Must Know
Strategy

23 Business Cliches Every MBA Should Know

[credit provider=”Keeg via Instagram” url=”http://instagr.am/p/JN34klljyJ/”] In the business world, knowing how to effectively communicate with your superiors is essential. You’ve got to talk their language in order for them to respect you. 
23 Business Cliches Every MBA Should Know
Markets

13 Wall Street Phrases That Have No Meaning

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hieroglyphs.jpg”] There’s plenty of interesting and helpful Wall Street terminology out there.However, it’s an unfortunate tendency of pundits and analysts alike to try to sound smarter or more connected by tossing around jargon that can be meaningless and even misleading.
13 Wall Street Phrases That Have No Meaning
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