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Whether you’re sending an e-mail or a paper memo, incorporate the three Bs of clear writing: brevity, bullets and beauty. Stick to brief comments and prune away fluff. Insert bullets so readers can easily scan lists or examples that reinforce your main points. Finally, find ways to enhance your content: reduce a complex idea to its bare essentials or include snazzy visuals (such as graphs or color photos).
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