The BBC published a funny list of 50 reader submitted office-speak phrases that most infuriated business people. Here are my picks from this article that best illustrate most common problems.
Altered Meaning Phrases:
This is by far the most common problem. Once useful, meaningful words become widely overused they are perceived as office-speak empty filler: leverage, innovative, cutting edge, passion.
Here are examples of overused business phrases that should be retired, as well as well as tips to eliminate jargon and improve business writing clarity.