The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 5/26/17

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 5/25/17

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In this post, I point you to reviews of Eat That Frog, Ego Free Leadership, It Worked for Me, Radical Candor, and Humility is the New Smart. From Kevin Eikenberry: Eat That Frog: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time “You might be thinking this is a strange title for a book, especially  »  Read More

Advice from the Masters: Jack Hart

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Jack Hart knows a thing or two about writing. He’s written books and articles. He’s been the Oregonian’s managing editor, training editor, and writing coach. And, oh yes, he has a PhD in Journalism. That’s impressive, but for me the man’s most important credential is that he wrote the book Storycraft: The  »  Read More

A 5-step process for writing anything important

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Writing well can give you an edge in business and in life but, let’s face it, not all writing is equally important. You don’t have to think a lot about dashing off that email about where to go for lunch or thanking someone for a favor. On the other hand, if you want to move the needle on a project, you need to be able  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 5/19/17

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

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