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“Constantly processing snippets of text and video might be changing our ability to think deeply,” Maryanne Wolf, an expert in language processing, says. As people spend more time writing in snippets – Facebook posts, text messages, and clipped email — Wolf … “My major worry is that, confronted with a digital glut of immediate information that… Read more »

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If you send an email asking two or three questions and the reader only answers one, it’s because you didn’t make it easy for the person to respond. Not all messages involve one simple question requiring one simple answer; sometimes the subject matter is more complex and you have two or three questions or you… Read more »

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“Write the way you talk” is good advice for being conversational, but not necessarily for being concise. That’s because the way you talk is anything but concise. Conversational writing has a simplified, relaxed quality, and you might read your message aloud and think that’s how it would sound if you spoke it. Perhaps, but that… Read more »

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When you write, use either the first person or third person point of view, but avoid shifting back and forth in the same sentence or paragraph. It can be confusing. We have three points of view in English: First person is the person speaking, so we write use the pronouns I, we, our, or us. Second… Read more »

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Quotes are often followed by an executive’s lengthy title, sometimes more than one, but that level of specificity just slows the reader. Attribution is important, but there is no need to be excessive. The bank news release quote ended with  … said Pam Sears, CFA, managing director and head of digital partnerships, content and social… Read more »

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