In the current economy, many people have discovered that they must change careers or reinvent themselves in order to keep their current positions. Some are entering into fields that contain jargon with which they are unfamiliar. In the article 13 Words Every Sales Training Manager Should Know the author defined words and phrases like: knowledge transfer, sales enablement, funnel, pipeline and more. Those entering the field of sales and are unfamiliar with those terms, may feel frustrated and left out of the information loop.
For those considering a new career, here are some important links to help learn terminology and avoid some embarrassing mistakes:
Educators often use words with meanings that students may not fully understand. Rather than looking foolish and asking for an explanation, students may go through years of schooling and not truly grasp the meaning of important terminology.
After consulting with a past English teacher, my sister, Lesley Hamilton, and a future English teacher, my daughter, Terra Rothpletz, we came up with a list of 100 words that are dispersed by educators but not necessarily understood by students. Rather than list the definitions here, I thought it might be better to just include the link so that you could test yourself. Look at the following words and see how well you do. To find out the definitions, just click on the word.