Certain words are creeping into your vocabulary…

28 Sep 2005

Rich Sloan

Rich Sloan is chief startupologist and co-founder of StartupNation and host of StartupNation podcasts. He is also co-author of the acclaimed how-to book, StartupNation: America's Leading Entrepreneurial Experts Reveal the Secrets to Building a Blockbuster Business. Rich encourages you to make a comment under his blog posts or send him a personal message at member nickname, "Rich," here at StartupNation.

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First of all, can you name the musical from which the headline of this blog entry hails? Sorry to get fancy on you!

Now, to the topic at hand, for all of you language gurus out there (particularly those of you who are entrepreneurs), I have a question about words that constantly get rejected by spell check … but are words that are also constantly used in the parlance of entrepreneurship.

Two perfect examples:



In usage, (combined for efficiency), it would go something like this:

"We were seeking a highly impactful way to incentivize our team to bring out the entrepreneur in each of them."

In our experience it’s been very effective to use these terms. But we get rejected by Word everytime we attempt to type them into a document.

What is an entrepreneur to do?

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