So, in business, where we need to shift perspectives and keep our emotions in check in favor of…
M. Edward Alexander
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Thank you for responding.

I’m referring to one label, not labels.

I am fine with “products”. It’s a wonderful, descriptive, appropriate word for a box of washing powder, a car, a bicycle, a piano or even an app that has been “produced.”


It matters not what the (conscious or unconscious) intention is; the end result is the same:

Commoditization of my lifeblood.


Here are some alternatives to the c-word:

Advertising copy

Instruction manuals

Text

Manuscript

Poetry

Article

Writing

Opinion Piece

Op-ed

Short story

Novel

Novella

Poetry


We already have romanticization of labels: calling an old-fashioned soda drink “classic”, for example.

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