Episode 032: Avoid Cliches Like the Plague – How to Speak and Write More Creatively

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Episode 032: Avoid Cliches Like the Plague – How to Speak and Write More Creatively

Cliches oftentimes do a good job of communicating what your point is. Other people understand them readily, but using the same old cliches can get boring. So how do you then create a message that’s more interesting? 

In this episode, I’m going to teach you how to be more creative in the way you speak and write. Communication is an essential tool in our daily lives and how you speak or write has a huge impact in the workplace and at home. Look at any email today and there are so many ways you can misunderstand somebody’s email. 

It’s therefore critical you learn the skills so you can write better, talk better, and think better – in a more creative, systematic way! 

In this episode you’ll hear:

  1. Rearranging cliches to come up with a more interesting message based on Sam Horn’s LinkedIn article
  2. Examples of cliches you can work on
  3. How the SIT techniques can be integrated into creative speaking 

Resources from this episode:

Sam Horn’s article: Why to Avoid Cliches and Platitudes

List of Cliches

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