Every Word Matters

#3 Every word matters.

A leader’s words should always be thoughtful and precise – everything you say will be interpreted. “Be crisp and direct and choose each word wisely,” Rosenberg advises. “Communication isn’t rambling on in long-winded emails or spewing out every thought that comes to your head.” He quotes author Elmore Leonard. When asked what has made him so successful as a writer, Leonard famously said, “I leave out the parts that people skip.”

A great collection of thoughts on managing teams and leading product development. Worth a few minutes this afternoon to browse through. Read more “rules” at the article 42 Rules to Lead By From the Man Who Defined Google’s Product Strategy.


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