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Why You Need Better Business Writing Skills by 2020—and Dozens of Ways to Improve

Do you have an activity or interest that constantly challenges you to learn? Horses top my list. They challenge me to keep learning because they are also learning. Every time we master one thing, it simply moves us on to the next. Plus riding more than one horse means learning one thing in different ways.… Continue reading Why You Need Better Business Writing Skills by 2020—and Dozens of Ways to Improve

Business Writing Skills

6 Reasons Why You Think You’re a Bad Writer—and Why You’re Wrong

Do you think you’re a mediocre or even a bad writer? That mindset is probably working against you. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophesy because you might not try to improve thinking there’s no point. And that attitude hurts you at work because you don’t try to improve. I’ve been pondering this mainstream attitude that so… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Think You’re a Bad Writer—and Why You’re Wrong

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Want to Know How to Write Better Business Emails? Try These 5 Tips…and Be More Productive too

It’s a Friday afternoon as I write this, and the long work week is winding down. That means I’m reflecting on the past few days—and realizing that twice this week my time was wasted by bad business email writing. Twice this week I received unclear emails and I had to spend time trying to understand… Continue reading Want to Know How to Write Better Business Emails? Try These 5 Tips…and Be More Productive too

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Business Writing Skills

How to Improve Business Writing Skills? Be Specific

If you’re wondering how to improve business writing skills, here’s one easy way: Be specific. You’re a better communicator when you're specific. If you mean three and you say a few, you’re being vague. If you mean three and you say three, you’ve been very clear in your business writing. That improvement in your communication… Continue reading How to Improve Business Writing Skills? Be Specific