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Chapter 4. Getting Started > Tip 19 Ask Yourself Questions Before You Give Answ...

Tip 19 Ask Yourself Questions Before You Give Answers

Abraham Lincoln once said, “When I’m getting ready to reason with a man I spend one-third of the time thinking about myself— what I’m going to say—and two-thirds thinking about him and what he’s going to say.” A similar process should become part of good business writing. Carefully think about what you plan to say, and spend even a bit more time thinking about the people to whom you’re going to say it.


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