Who did what? If you are writing about people, put them in the sentence. Your sentence will be clearer, stronger and more vivid if you make the subject of the sentence (part of speech) the subject of the sentence (what or who the sentence is about). Without people: Mayoral approval is pending. With people: The mayor wants to think about it. Without people: Frustration over the traffic delay led to multiple confrontations. With people: Commuters got so tired of sitting in traffic that they started fist fights in the street. Without people: The use of a digital keyboard will facilitate recording and saving the song. With people: If we play the song on a digital keyboard, we can record it and save it to the laptop. When you get in the habit of naming your agent, you'll find that you cannot fudge the facts. You have to say who did what, and that’s a good thing.