I Don't Understand What Anyone is Saying Anymore, Either11 Jan 2012
Dan Palotta aptly categorize the four diseases that cloud and dilute daily communication. He captures a few of my personal peeves – jargon, arbitrary acronyms, and not saying what you mean when you can easily say what you mean – and makes a statement for why you should simply abandon them.
“We have forgotten how to use the real names of real things. Like doorknobs. Instead, people talk about the idea of doorknobs, without actually using the word ‘doorknob.’ So a new idea for a doorknob becomes ‘an innovation in residential access.’” -Dan Palotta, non-profit innovation & social entrepreneur
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