Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Creativity Tips: Every Word Matters

I had lunch yesterday with a group of dear friends and, during the course of our conversation, one of them commented that she, "had only run one marathon."

Out of curiosity, I raced over to Google. According to the stat I found, 0.5% of the U.S. population has ever run a marathon. Zero. Point. Five. Percent.

In other words, my friend is a complete amazing unusual outstanding rock star.
Only she doesn't know it.

Every word matters, and words like only and just needlessly minimize our accomplishments and weaken our sentences. Today's tip: Run right past those nasty qualifiers. I'm 100% sure you can do it!

Photo credit: Kate Harness

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