10 Phrases to Avoid at Work

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"With All Due Respect"

This is a passive aggressive insult. "When you hear that or see it in email, you know anything that follows is going to be a roundhouse kick to your ego,"... more 
Photo by: Noel Federizo
"With All Due Respect"

This is a passive aggressive insult. "When you hear that or see it in email, you know anything that follows is going to be a roundhouse kick to your ego," says career coach Emily Bennington. Instead, be straightforward. "The trick is to just make your point without a qualifier that causes the other person to get in their karate stance."

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