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Translating consultant speak:

25 essential consulting terms

When hiring a consultant to help you solve your business challenges, there’s a lot to consider: budget, time, change management, etc. But one thing that may come as a surprise is the need to become business bilingual. 

That’s right: Consultants have their own language. And while some of the terms may seem familiar, the nuances of consultant speak can give an old word or phrase a whole new meaning. 

Here are 25 essential terms to learn right now to help you better understand your consultant.


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