I have a particular distaste for buzzwords and a disdain for people who use them. I have fought a losing battle during my professional career and beyond against buzzwords, but the more I fight, the more buzzwords seem to be used. English is a very accommodating language. We linguistically borrow words from other languages and treat them as our own. We take words from technology and incorporate them into our daily speech. It’s an easy trap to fall into. Maslow calls it the “Golden ...

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