Don't Anesthetize Your Colleagues with Bad Writing
Harvard Business Review
JANUARY 28, 2013
When you write e-mails, reports, letters, and other documents, here's how to keep your readers alert and responsive: Use personal pronouns skillfully. But if you develop a strong habit of using active voice, you'll largely prevent convoluted, backward-sounding sentences in your writing. It seems obvious that you shouldn't put your audience to sleep, doesn't it?