For many years research has proven the correlation between vocabulary and success – both in school and long beyond. (Here’s a long list of research if you’re interested in the background.)
The studies talk about improved communication skills, better job retention, faster promotions and higher lifetime earning potential.
Do I have your attention yet?
While there are many great ways to improve your vocabulary (reading more being one), one tool I have used for many years is a daily email from Wordsmith.org, called A Word a Day.
Every day you receive a word with its pronunciation, full definition, etymology and usage examples.
It’s a fast, easy and fun way to build your vocabulary. I highly recommend it.