Skip to main content

Kacharagadla Featured Article

Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude). Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ. Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new. Common sense wou…

Twenty Smart Business Buzzwords

Some words may grate on your nerves, but business leaders are still using "disrupt," "synergy" and "ideate." You should too.
Spend any amount of time in a corporate environment and you'll likely notice there are some words that seem to come up on a daily basis. Certain verbiage becomes part of the corporate culture and soon, you may feel as if you need to use it to fit in.
While they can change from one day to the next, most corporate buzzwords have a positive meaning. They're used to boost morale and motivate everyone involved in the conversation. Here are 20 of the top business buzzwords that you should make an effort to work into your vocabulary.

1. Impact

Impact is a powerful word that has become a favorite of business professionals. Grammarians argue that the word is being used improperly, urging you to use "affect" instead, but businesses love it.

2. Corporate Synergy

Half of the people who use this term likely don't even know what it means. It usually refers to coordinating and collaborating more effectively in an organization. You'll want to use it where appropriate on an ongoing basis.

3. Disruption

When something interrupts the status quo, it's termed as a disruption. Many people are tired of this word but it's not going anywhere.

4. Deep Dive

Some may call it brainstorming, but many professionals say they're going in for a deep dive when they need to come up with ideas.

5. Core Competency

When someone is competent, it hardly means that person is outstanding. But in business, core competencies refer to the things a company or a person does best.

6. Incentivize

If you want someone to buy what you're selling, you need to offer an incentive. This word describes that effort. It can also refer to the act of motivating a person to get something done.

7. Outside the Box

These days, it's rare a business doesn't want its workers to think outside the box. Even though the term itself isn't outside the box anymore, it persists in conversations.

8. Bleeding Edge

This is one I've been hearing more and more lately. When being "cutting edge" isn't quite enough, we get this term for being ahead of trends.

9. Move the Needle

This term is often used in sales or marketing, when a certain amount of effort is required to make a noticeable difference.

10. Ideate

As if there weren't enough terms for coming up with ideas, here's another one.

11. Unpack

Once you've come up with those ideas, you'll need to unpack them to thoroughly examine them.

12. Wheelhouse

A wheelhouse shelters the person steering a boat but in business, it refers to a person's specialty area.

13. Reach Out

Nobody refers to calling or emailing someone anymore. Instead, they "reach out."

14. Deliverable

This is a quantifiable good or service provided as a result of completing a project. A favorite term of project managers, this word has spread like a virus.

15. Amplify

In music, this means an increase in volume. In business, it means to improve. It often is used in the context of social media, since an amplified message is one that is shared more often.

16. Out of Pocket

All this term means is that someone will be unavailable for a period of time.

17. Drill Down

If you want to get to the root of an issue, you merely drill until you reach it. This is the metaphor that has brought this term to the boardroom.

18. Ping

Once a tech term, this word has quickly emerged as the best way to describe sending a message to someone.

19. Bandwidth

Another tech term that has made its way into the corporate environment. In day-to-day context, it is often used to ask if someone has time available to talk or work on a project.

20. Low-Hanging Fruit

Some have requested that this term become obsolete, but it is nowhere close to doing that. It often refers to sales deals that are easier to close than others.
Whether you're pitching your product or networking with others in your field, you may be seen as a more reputable colleague if you use the right terminology when you're talking. The fact is that corporate buzzwords will probably never go away, so it's important to learn to speak the lingo.


Saro said…
Really very nice blog information for this one and more technical skills are improve,i like that kind of post.

best rpa training in chennai |
rpa training in chennai |
rpa training in bangalore
rpa training in pune | rpa online training
Nila shri said…
I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style of blogging. I added it to my favourites blog site list and will be checking back soon.
Data Science Training in Chennai | Data Science training in anna nagar
Data Science training in chennai | Data science training in Bangalore
Data Science training in marathahalli | Data Science training in btm
john jersy said…
Well researched article and I appreciate this. The blog is subscribed and will see new topics soon.
python training Course in chennai | python training in Bangalore | Python training institute in kalyan nagar

Sugi Bala said…
Your good knowledge and kindness in playing with all the pieces were very useful. I don’t know what I would have done if I had not encountered such a step like this.
java training in chennai | java training in electronic city

java training in marathahalli | java training in btm layout
shethal said…
Great post! I am actually getting ready to across this information, It’s very helpful for this blog.Also great with all of the valuable information you have Keep up the good work you are doing well.

advanced excel training in bangalore
vijay antony said…
Wow it is really wonderful and awesome thus it is very much useful for me to understand many concepts and helped me a lot. it is really explainable very well and i got more information from your blog.

rpa interview questions and answers
automation anywhere interview questions and answers
blueprism interview questions and answers
uipath interview questions and answers
rpa training in chennai
alex said…
Online casinos are perfect for spending time best casino game online online casino is very cool.
Belago said…
Качественная светодиодная лента находится у нас на сайте EkoDio, быстрая доставка и адекватный сервис
Madhu Balan said…
Whatever we gathered information from the blogs, we should implement that in practically then only we can understand that exact thing clearly, but it’s no need to do it, because you have explained the concepts very well. It was crystal clear, keep sharing..
Java Training in Chennai
Java Training in Coimbatore
Java Training in Bangalore