Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on clarity

Founder Farnam Street. Reader & writer. Student & teacher. Leader and follower.

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Writing for clarity and persuasion ... 1. Grab the reader with the first sentence. 2. Remove unnecessary words. 3. Keep things simple (write for a grade 8). 4. Short sentences are better. 5. Active voice is easier to process than passive.

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Three things that put you on the path to positive non-linear results: clarity, focus, and time. Simple but not easy.

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If you want clarity on what matters, imagine the thoughts you'll have on your last day. What matters? - How you treat people - How you love - Whether you live true to yourself - A calm mind The rest is noise.

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Successful people go to great lengths to make success appear simple and obvious.

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