Tim Phillips on Talking Normally at Work

How plain speech is the most effective in the workplace.

December 30, 2011 / Podcast # 11-52

Tim Phillips

For our last podcast of 2011 we talked to Tim Philips, author of Talk Normal, about the best way to speak professionally. While an evolving and agile language is generally a good thing, it can lead to misunderstandings, highly detrimental in the workplace, especially in a global world where English is mostly spoken as a second language. Tim stresses that perfect grammar and sounding smart is less important than clarity and understanding. Read more…