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Simple tips that can make you a much better writer

Stories rather than statistics

When transmitting your information, try doing this by presenting the fact as elements of a story rather than simple statistics.

Research has shown that individuals tend to remember more easily speeches than figures.

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Simple tips that can make you a much better writer

Simple tips that can make you a much better writer

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Choose your topic wisely

Whenever writing on a given or chosen topic, make sure that you have chosen a subject people will actually feel like reading.

Do not just start telling the story of your life, but rather present facts or ideas that could appeal to anybody.

Prioritize clarity

We all like to talk smart. However, when expressing your ideas, the most important is that you make sure they reach the other person.

For that to happen, it is safer to use smaller words and less complicated phrases.

Stories rather than statistics

When transmitting your information, try doing this by presenting the fact as elements of a story rather than simple statistics.

Research has shown that individuals tend to remember more easily speeches than figures.

Stay connected to your audience

If you want to make sure that your message will be successfully received and understood, you must first know and understand your audience.

Being familiar with your audience’s preferences will lead to advantages on both sides.

Choose your words wisely

Next time you write an article bear in mind that you must be as accurate as possible. Therefore, choose words that can be understood by everybody at anytime, in the same way.

And do not forget: people cannot know what you know, so why taking the risk of not being clear enough?

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The Curse Of Knowledge

Once you know something you assume others do too. It’s human nature. And that leads to bad writing.

'The curse of knowledge' refers to the inability that we all have in imagining what it’s like not to know something that we do know.

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Good and Bad Decisions

Decisions are a cost-benefit analysis of risking something small for the opportunity to gain something big.

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Trade-offs and Life Values

Trade-offs are not something as simple as flipping a coin. Our values guide us towards what we want in life, and it is not the same for all. Example: Buying a house has a trade-off of mortgage for the next ten or more years. This is subjective and depends on what we value in life.

Indecisive people suffer because they don’t know their inner values and what they care about.

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Care For Someone Else

Our focus on the self has made us fearful and overwhelmed, especially in times of crisis. Part of our anxiety is the constant focus on oneself. Even if we do focus on others, it is only to judge them about how they feel about us, and what they think about us.

If instead of our inner selfishness, we find a greater cause to endure the crisis or risk, some deeper purpose or mission that eclipses our ego, then the crisis is taken care of.

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