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11 Common Business Writing Mistakes that Have Nothing to Do with Your Grammar

Have you ever realized you’ve been making the same mistake over and over, unaware it was a mistake? And I don't mean business writing mistakes, not yet... Growing up I had a friend who would say “for all intents and purposes.” I thought she kept saying “for all intensive purposes.” I didn’t know what it… Continue reading 11 Common Business Writing Mistakes that Have Nothing to Do with Your Grammar

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Business Writing Skills

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

We're going to talk about business writing skills, but let's start with a more appealing topic first... 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… 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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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