What you say matters. Whether you’re voicing an idea during a meeting or making an offhand comment at lunch, everything you say adds to your overall character. Here are 11 things you should never say at work:

  1. “Does that make sense?”
  2. “It’s not fair.”
  3. “I haven’t had time.”
  4. “Just”
  5. “But I sent it in an email a week ago.”
  6. “I hate…” or “It’s so annoying when…”
  7. “That’s not my responsibility.”
  8. “You should have…”
  9. “I may be wrong, but…”
  10. “Sorry, but…”
  11. “Actually…”