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Top 10 Business Writing Blunders

How good is your grammar? Do you know when you should say me and when you should say I? Do you know when you should use the word complement and when you should use the word compliment? These and other … Continue reading

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The hidden economy of inefficient writing

Inefficient writing is a business cost you can reduce. If you sent out a document consisting of 407 words to 100 people who each earn an average of $150/hr, then if they average 54 seconds to read the document, each … Continue reading

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Better Business Writing – Turning Inefficient Text to Efficient Text

Inefficient business text hides efficient text. Clients and shareholders will notice! Often we include far too many words and it makes it difficult for people to quickly interpret what we need them to take on board. See http://www.slideshare.net/RonaldDenholm/business-writers-make-inefficient-text-efficient for examples … Continue reading

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Better Business Writing Boosts the Bottom Line

On many occasions, bad business writing can fail to deliver – the tender may not be awarded, the board may become bored, the client may not commit to future work. The video below gives an insight as to how to … Continue reading

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Communication Skills – Reading Body Language

How do you know whether someone you are talking to face-to-face is feeling uncomfortable? They may feel you are intruding on them, or you may be making them nervous. Tell-tale signs are: Tapping Rocking Leg swinging Intermittent closing of the eyes … Continue reading

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