Liane Davey a psychologist and the author of You First: Inspire Your Team to Grow Up, Get Along, and Get Stuff Done. She also wrote a great piece for the HBR site titled “Stop Trying to Sound Smart When You’re Writing.” I say some version of that to clients a lot, so, naturally, I love the article. It’s also where I found the following bit of sage writing advice.
“The best writing is so transparent that it doesn’t obscure the underlying message.”
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