Corporate executive, graduate student or budding writer. Do you use two or more words when one would do? As you write, do you use redundant phrases which roll off your tongue more by habit than by anything else. If you think about them, on reflection, you perhaps won’t use them but you do get habituated to use some, don’t you?. To sharpen your writing skills, check how many of these redundant phrases you use from this impressive list put together by Mark Nichol in Daily Writing Tips.
You would do well to avoid all of them. And yes, if you want to improve as a writer, I would suggest you visit this site frequently as it has a wealth of valuable tips..