BLUFMinor changes in the words that we use can have a major effect on the way people perceive us.
Learn more about what phrases to avoid if you want to sound professional. This article notes eleven words and phrases that you should try to avoid, as follows:
'Does that make sense?'
'Maybe we should try....'
'I think this would ...'
'I'm not positive, but …'
'I just wanted to touch base ...'
'Needless to say ...'
'In my opinion ...'
'For what it's worth …'
'Was developed to increase......'
'If you know what I mean.'
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