Small Phrases That Speak Volumes About Your Work Ethic

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"I can't do that."

"Sorry I'm late."

"I don't know."

These weak statements can sneak their way into the overburdened worker's everyday lexicon. That's why it's important to constantly reevaluate your daily productivity and whether you're projecting the right image at work, according to business consultant Jeff Boss.

The former Navy SEAL lists phrases that are considered unacceptable during field training and why startup leaders should uphold the same standards in the workplace. In this quick Google Hangout, Boss explains how workers can fine-tune their language to promote a culture of accountability.

Related: The SEAL Teams Don't Accept These 10 Phrases, and Neither Should You

Edition: May 2017

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