Impress with simplicity

Right with Rhonda helps you impress the people you need to impress with words. But you don’t need to use long words, long phrases or long sentences to impress people. To communicate clearly, use the shortest form of a word and use a verb not a noun phrase.

For example, use

  • in, not within
  • use, not utilise
  • start, not commence
  • investigate, not conduct an investigation
  • evaluate, not undertake an evaluation.

Ask yourself: do the extra letters and words add to the meaning or not? If the extra words are not needed, delete them. Of course, sometimes a longer word or phrase is needed to clearly convey a specific meaning. As much as possible, keep it simple and short.

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