Let’s talk like humans at work

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we talk at work recently. At Age UK I’m the guardian of ‘tone and voice’ and am currently rolling out workshops to try and encourage everyone to think about the language they use. Interestingly, in the same week, I’ve seen two almost conflicting articles about company workspeak.

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Finding ‘meaning’ at work

Yesterday I went to one of the most inspiring conferences I’ve ever attended – Meaning 2012, put on by the fantastic Nixon McInnes in Brighton. The conference’s tagline sounds fairly innocuous – “for better 21st-century business” – but, boy, did it deliver, with a wonderful range of speakers, who all had tremendous stories to tell, insights to give and messages […]

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