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A favorite word that I’ve run across an unusual number of times in my readings this week is “slog.” This word can be a noun or a verb, and using it will take your language out of the dreariness of day-to-day communication into the higher level of “colorful.”

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Idiom: to make a splash

Definition: to attract a lot of attention; to get noticed

Everyone is talking about the new movie. It really made a splash.
That new book is really popular. The author is on all the talk shows. She really made a splash.

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The default answer is no, and solid financials are just table stakes. So what is it?

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About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.