Write Like You Talk

Why Project Managers should read this article:
One of the primary tasks of a project manager is to communicate to others, with text being the most commonly used method. One issue I often see in written communication is that it is extremely hard to understand and one of the best ways to solve that is to stop writing differently than you talk.

Here is a quote from the article:

It seems to be hard for most people to write in spoken language. So perhaps the best solution is to write your first draft the way you usually would, then afterward look at each sentence and ask “Is this the way I’d say this if I were talking to a friend?” If it isn’t, imagine what you would say, and use that instead. After a while this filter will start to operate as you write. When you write something you wouldn’t say, you’ll hear the clank as it hits the page

So, read this, and start writing like you talk!


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