Anthony Scaramucci is no angel, but he does choose his words carefully. If you don't evolve along with language, it can be catastrophic for businesses and team dynamics. Scaramucci's latest book is "Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole: How Entrpreneurs Turn Failure Into Success" (https://goo.gl/kAyBsr).
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Transcript - I find that words really do matter. Particularly in our society today where we're getting a lot of our information electronically transferred I think words do matter. And I also think that for whatever reason, due to political correctness there's a heightened sensitivity to words. You say something oh you're a racist. You reference that person or if you reference that person improperly or there's different ways to describe people, and please I'm probably going to be offensive now but I'm going to say it anyway, when I was a kid you would say the word oriental. If you said the word oriental today you would be excoriated, it's Asian American. It was, forgive me nigro when I was a kid, now it's African American. I actually think the words do matter because at the end of the day you want to be respectful to other people, and again, I hope I didn't offend anybody even by bringing those up on - I'm just bringing up the illustration the evolution of the words. Read Full Transcript Here: https://goo.gl/nqHp5T.
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