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To stand out, stop using lazy phrases on LinkedIn

Proven leader. Strategic thinker. Results-driven (fill in the blank). These are some of the laziest words and phrases on LinkedIn.

Users can do better by their professional profiles. Here's how: Show, don't tell. And using each of these worn-out LinkedIn buzz phrases, here are some ideas for exactly how you do that.

Proven leaders don't call themselves leaders.
If you have to call yourself a leader -- a proven one at that, you might not be the standout leader you think you are. Let your title and actions speak for themselves. As Shakespeare would have written, "thou dost protest too much."

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