If you’re looking for a few easy-to-try ideas to help you write better documents like memos, reports and emails, let me suggest the following.
You will do your best writing during those times when you are at your clearest and most focused. Here are a couple of ideas to help you get there.
A wasteful meeting can cost you not only hours of your team’s productivity, but also their motivation and enthusiasm. Here are a few ideas you might not have thought of for making your meetings efficient and productive.
To speak well publicly, and save yourself from the agony of stage fright, you need confidence. Here’s a great way to find it, anytime.
“WYSIWYG.” “SMU and other LRUs.” When you are writing for any audience other than your inner circle, it is a good idea to define each term and spell out each acronym.
Many of us use this writing technique hoping it will strengthen our relationships with colleagues. But it often has the opposite effect.
Do you have a plan for pronouns in your documents? Do you always use “he,” or do you mix it up with “she” or “he/she”? If you don’t have a plan — if you’re not consistent — you might be offending your colleagues.
The Anthony Weiner scandal shows us once again the importance of thinking carefully before any digital communication.
If you follow a few simple tips, you can use PowerPoint to create presentations that powerfully communicate your ideas and even inspire your audience.