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Office expressions – Part 1

These are expressions you may hear in many English-speaking offices.

going forward = make a positive plan for the future

“During our meeting, we decided that going forward we need a more strategic social media campaign.”

Going forward, our sales team must communicate with customers more regularly.”

action + something = make it happen (means the same as ‘do it’)

“My team asked me to action the 4 goals we set in our management meeting, so I will assign a person to take control of each one.”

“Unless you action the daily tasks you set for yourself, you will never make progress.”

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