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Improve your vocab, improve your life ...

In my last blog post, I shared some of my lessons learned from prepping for the SAT. But to be clear, I am certainly NOT suggesting that the only reason to improve your vocabulary is to ace a test.

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Like it or not, the world judges you based on what you say and how you say it. Building a strong vocabulary will help you achieve greater success no matter where you are in your career.

Johnson O'Connor, an American psychometrician, researcher, and educator, studied the impact of vocabulary on people's lives for over 20 years and concluded that: a person's vocabulary level is the best single predictor of occupational success.

If that doesn't convince you, maybe Lee Iacocca - the iconic American businessman - will: “You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.”

So build the vocabulary you need to stand out in your personal and professional life. Our free bookmarklet is the perfect tool to use as you're reading the business articles or trade journals that often have you reaching for a dictionary.

And, best of all, it's free. You just can't get a better deal than that!

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