Recently, a LinkedIn contact sent me this message:
When I read the message, I was at first a bit worried, but I don't think this person was dropping a not-so-subtle hint about my vocabulary (they know I like articles about language tips). At least, I hope not :-).
Heavy hints or not, the article I was sent is a timely reminder we often put unnecessary words into our communications to the detriment of our message and professional image.
The number one word to be eliminated is, you guessed it, "that". To find out the other 14 words, check out the article here.
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