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Be plainspoken

  • It takes practice to communicate well. Being a great writer or communicator is a kind of superpower that makes nearly every aspect of your life easier. But with great power comes great responsibility; the clarifying power of language can also be used to confound.
  • People blow past guidelines on document lengths. Paragraphs have five sentences when they could have one. Sentences have fifty words when they could have five. I appreciate rigor but this is something else entirely.

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