We’re already more than a week into January, but I’m still slowly working my way through all the “best of” year-end lists out there (there are so many of them!). Combing through all these recommendations may be time-consuming, but it’s worth the commitment, I’ve found, as sometimes you turn up an absolute gem you missed earlier in the year.
Take a post titled “The Two Minutes It Takes To Read This Will Improve Your Writing Forever” by marketer Josh Spector, for example. As short as it is useful, the piece is one of the most recommended posts of 2016, Medium informs me. It’s not hard to see why.
Spector offers five dead simple changes you can make to basically any piece of writing in a matter of seconds that will make it much more forceful and compelling. We’d all enjoy reading a bit more if more of writers followed his tips: