Using These 10 Words Incorrectly Reflects Poorly on You

When communicating in business writing or speaking, using the right word helps get your point across. Using the wrong word can backfire, either causing confusion or making you look bad to important clients or superiors. Make your business message work – and make a good impression – by using these 10 words correctly and avoiding a potentially embarrassing mistake. Principle vs. principal. Remember the phrase, “Your principal is your pal?” If that helps you remember the correct use of these tricky words, keep it in mind. When the word ends in “pal,” it refers to someone or something of utmost importance, such as a principal client or principal in a firm. This also is the version that refers to

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