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.

 

Published by Steve Banfield

Kentucky born, Seattle based. Entrepreneur. Team Builder. Photographer.

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