Tag: writing

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On the value of writing

I’m on a difficult mission which is going to take me an enormous number of hours: I’m trying to improve my writing skills.

Writing is not something I find myself inherently good at, but I do believe it’s a skill that can be learned and mastered. I also think that this is something that deserves the time I’m going to put into it – there is absolutely no denying that writing is a vitally important skill.

Writing is an extraordinary a way to communicate.

It’s this wonderful way of getting thoughts out of my head, onto paper. More than that, it’s a great delivery method for ideas. I’ve got these enormous, complex ideas bubbling around in my head waiting to be smoothly translated into a sharable medium – writing helps me do just that.

It’s how I get my job done.

Writing is undeniably necessary for my job. Through ideation, documentation and the hundred other formats and mediums I use, a large portion of my communication is non-verbal. I need to share my thinking with the people around me in a work environment and writing is often the best way to do that. more

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22 published and 22 drafts

My focus for this week is to work on getting things done. It’s exceptionally easy to add something to a to-do list, but it’s much harder to take it off. In the interest of decreasing the length of my list and increasing the number of mini-fist-pumps that follow task completion, I’ve decided to put some energy into the backlog on my blog.

However, in the process of cleaning up my blog and working through the many drafts, I’ve noticed the ratio between drafts and posted is exactly equal. I find that pretty interesting, but I would also definitely like to fix it. more

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