There is nothing like writing

Writing and The Written Word

There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight.

Warren Buffett

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Quote – your life’s work

Writing and The Written Word

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.

—Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Ills of Knowing Too Much

Writing and The Written Word

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness, and significance; and to pry below is to be appalled by their emptiness and shocked by the coarseness of the strings and pulleys.

–Robert Louis Stevenson

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How being an organized writer improves productivity

Writing and The Written Word

Most people find organizing their writing hard, but being organized is the key to effective writing. You should always plan what you’re going to write before you begin writing. Organizing your work helps you develop order in your writing, which will help in avoiding repetition or even leaving out important points. A writing plan can be a few jotted notes to a detailed numbered outline.

Most writings, especially blog writings, have three main parts: the introductory part, the body, and the conclusion. The introductory part should inform your readers about the aim of your blog post, the contents of your post, and what you’re trying to prove in writing. The body should have all the facts, arguments, and information in a coherent order that can be easily understood by your readers. The conclusion should summarize everything by reporting your findings, your views, and your final…

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The Difference Between Hearing And Listening

Writing and The Written Word

Listening impacts how we relate to the natural world and
especially with regard to social interactions. Hearing really is about
receiving sound via the years, which for most of us is done pretty much without
much consideration or concentration. People
spend most of their time hearing and not actually listening. This isn’t
necessarily a bad thing, but it can become a bad habit, especially, if those
missed opportunities to listen and to mentally process the information
presented to us deprives us of opportunities to succeed in life or lease to
avoid some unwanted outcomes.

Listening is a more intermittent process and requires the listener to not only receive sounds but to recognize them as having some meaning, to mentally process that information, and ultimately to act on the information.

People frequently hear but far less frequently listen. The
active processes and listening of recognizing…

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we pay too much attention to reformers

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…there is entirely too much attempt at reforming in the world and that we pay too much attention to reformers.

— Henry Ford

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The thing to do is to work

Writing and The Written Word

The natural thing to do is to work—to recognize that prosperity and happiness can be obtained only through honest effort.

— Henry Ford

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