Issue 145 - 05 | The Career Benefits of Writing Without Bullshit

By Josh Bernoff
Published Sept. 14, 2016 11:00 a.m.
“Clarity. Boldness. We say that we value these qualities in communication at work.

So why is nearly everything we read so full of bullshit?

Our inboxes, browsers, and smartphone screens are filled with jargon-laden, meandering drivel. Why can’t people get to the point and say what they mean? […]

After 35 years of reading and writing for work, I decided to face this problem head-on: to determine what causes bullshit, and how we can all learn to write without it. The problem is real. And the solution is within reach. It’s just a question of committing yourself to writing without bullshit.”

About Josh Bernoff | Josh Bernoff has been a professional writer for more than thirty years, including two decades as a well-known technology analyst. He is the coauthor of three books on business strategy, including the bestseller Groundswell. His new book is Writing Without Bullshit: Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean. He lives with his family in Arlington, Massachusetts.
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