Management

Stop Relying On Crutch Phrases When You’re Trying To Express Yourself

I have a lot of them. “You know what I mean?” “So, really…” “Does that make sense?” Crutch phrases. Those words we turn to when we’re looking to fill the silence or when we’re trying not to trip over ourselves. “Basically…” used to be one of my crutch phrases until someone pointed out that using […]
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I have a lot of them. “You know what I mean?” “So, really…” “Does that make sense?” Crutch phrases. Those words we turn to when we’re looking to fill the silence or when we’re trying not to trip over ourselves. “Basically…” used to be one of my crutch phrases until someone pointed out that using […]

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P. Kim Bui

P. Kim Bui is the editor-at-large for NowThis News, focusing on original, social reporting and breaking news. Prior to NowThis, she was deputy managing editor for reported.ly, a digital media startup specializing in social journalism. Her career has focused on leading breaking news initiatives and new storytelling forms for local, national and global audiences.