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Code Words and Phrases in the Workplace EMEA

Discover office “Code”. When you hear certain phrases spoken you'll know what people are really thinking and what you can do about it.

About This Course

One of the things that can hold someone back in a career is not being aware of how others feel. You can learn a lot about what people really think through the concept of “Code” words and phrases - statements we often hear from others that sound great, but, there's often a “…but” that should follow but never gets said. For example, on the dating scene, “He’s a really nice guy”, sounds like a compliment, but usually means, “… but I would never date him.” That part never gets said. In your career, it's important to learn how to decipher the “Code” words and phrases spoken, so you can know what people are really thinking about you and, more importantly, what you can do about it.

This course will take you approximately 2 hours to complete.

Learners who complete this course will earn a digital certificate of completion.


English proficiency

Course Staff

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May Busch
Executive Coach, Speaker, Author

May Busch is an accomplished executive coach, speaker, advisor, professor and author. Previously, May enjoyed a 24-year career at Morgan Stanley where she rose through the ranks to become COO for Europe. This experience allows her to inject real-world, professional experience into any life-long learning education program Her passion is helping people succeed in their career and life – to be better, do more, and make the difference you are meant to make. May’s book, ACCELERATE: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage, helps identify, understand and master the hidden skills needed to get – and stay – ahead.

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