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Christopher Murphy · 30 June, 2020

tl;dr Edit ruthlessly.

As we enter the final straight on Propel, I'm reflecting a great deal on what I've learned. One important lesson, that I stressed in The Ask, is the need to edit ruthlessly. I've long had an I have a unfortunate tendency to digress, often wandering off the beaten path.

That can be a benefit, as I put it to a client last week: I go where the lessons take me. But it can also be a problem, if I'm taking too long to get to the point.

Brevity is beneficial, especially in a world that is overflowing with information.

Tightening Tweets

You might have 280 characters at your disposal, but that doesn't mean you have to use them all. Edit, edit, edit.

v0.4

The highlight of my week is my office hour call with @igniteaccelni’s @ij_browne. Ian challenges my thinking, leaving me with focused goals. This week’s challenge: “Draw the Disney diagram for @joindesigntrack.”

Challenge accepted!

v0.3

One of the highlights of my week are my office hours calls with @igniteaccelni’s @ij_browne. Ian challenges my thinking, always leaving me with focused goals. This week: “Draw the Disney diagram for @joindesigntrack.”

v0.2

One of the highlights of my week are my office hours calls with @igniteaccelni’s @ij_browne. Ian always challenges my thinking and leaves me with focused goals. This week’s challenge: “Draw the Disney diagram for @joindesigntrack.”

v0.1

One of the highlights of my week – very probably the highlight of my week – are my office hours calls with @igniteaccelni’s @ij_browne. Ian always challenges my thinking and leaves me with focused goals. This week’s challenge: “Draw the Disney diagram for @joindesigntrack.”

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