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Rule 9: Be Clear and Direct

Posted on September 21, 2009 in: Uncategorized by Andrew Birkhead

Here’s another rule from the book, No More Mr. Nice Guy.  Beating around the bush takes time and a tremendous amount of energy.  Holding an indirect conversation and keeping my hidden agenda in the back of my mind, all while beating myself up for not being good enough to get to the damn point, is tiresome.  Tiresome for me and for the people around me.  Aside from saving time and energy, being clear and direct adds a certain clarity and an edge to my thoughts and to my work as well.  The habit of being clear and direct allows me to cut through the BS of my cluttered thoughts and get to the marrow of the matter.  Get into the habit of being clear and direct with yourself and the people in your life.

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