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5 ways to stop your words being wasted at work (audio show)

I’ve been thinking about ways to cut the waste in our words, and the environmental management theme has spilled over into this week’s podcast. It’s on cutting the clutter: 5 ways to stop your words being wasted at work. It’s based on the idea that writing is a… Continue reading

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20 ways to cut your words and help to save the planet

“Clutter is the disease of… writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon” (William Zinsser) Writers and writing coaches like to rail against flabby writing. But what if this verbal clutter wasn’t just getting in the way of us writing with clarity and style – what if [...]

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