Use mnemonics to make important things more memorable. For example, the mnemonic FINESSE facilitates the memory of effective communication: Frame, Illustrate, Noise, Empathy, Structure, Synergy, and Ethics.

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Mnemonics are frequently confused with acronyms, which are abbreviations using the first letters of a series of words to create a new word. For example, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is technically an acronym but not a mnemonic.

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