Play the "one syllable" game - Deepstash

Play the "one syllable" game

The concept is simple: Try to communicate business ideas using words of only one syllable.

This exercise trains your brain to use smaller, easier-to-understand words rather than complex ones. 

Since complex words tend to "complexify" your thoughts (and your expression of them), habitually using common words leads toward clearer thinking.

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