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Smart Brevity: The Power of Saying More with Less

Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, Roy Schwartz

At a glance:

Being concise is the key to effective and influential communication in today's fast-paced and highly digital world. With the abundance of information and distractions available, it is more important than ever to be able to communicate effectively and efficiently. By providing tips and strategies for making our writing and communication more effective, the book will help you stand out and achieve greater success in both personal and professional endeavors. The book is also a crucial tool if you need to communicate effectively with executives.

Key takeaways:

The importance of being clear and concise in communication, and how brevity can help achieve this.
The idea that less is often more when it comes to writing and speaking, and how using fewer words can make messages more powerful.

Techniques for editing and revising work to make it more concise, such as cutting unnecessary words, simplifying sentence structure, and removing redundant information.

Strategies for organizing information and structuring arguments to make them more easy to follow and understand.

The role of storytelling and narrative in effective communication, and how to use these techniques to make messages more engaging and memorable.

The importance of understanding the audience and tailoring messages to their needs and interests.

The book also focuses on how to make the message concise in different formats of communication like presentation, email, report, etc.


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