You may be excellent management material, but if your writing is not professional enough, you may just miss out on that coveted promotion. A writing mentor could be just what you need to get you over the line.
We spend a lot of time reading each day at work: emails, procedures, reports and updates. In an environment overloaded by the written word, our challenge is to keep our readers interested in our messa...
Many people feel they need to complicate their writing at work, particularly when writing to someone more senior in the organisation. Understanding some of the common myths around plain English writing may help explain why this is so.
The modern-day version of the red pen, Microsoft Word’s Track Changes function makes it possible to mark up all your changes so that they are visible to your reader. Although at times frustrating, Track Changes is a wonderful tool if two or more people need to review or make changes on the same document.
The devil is in the detail: the high cost of real-life communication disasters
Many professions from forensic scientists, to engineers, to performing artists to legal practitioners quote the expression ‘the devil is in the detail’. It’s the idea that although something may appear simple or insignificant, there could be hidden problems. There have been many cases where lack of attention to detail has cost organisations as well as individuals millions of dollars, reputational damage and emotional distress.
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