Here’s my writing about writing for this week. There were posts on jargon, book writing advice from Herman Melville, and Robert Cialdini’s Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.
Jargon and the Reader
Get clear about your purpose and your reader before you write, so you know how to use jargon effectively.
Advice from the Masters: Herman Melville
If you’re thinking about writing a book, here’s some advice from Herman Melville.
Books I Recommend: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
Robert Cialdini’s Influence: the Psychology of Persuasion has a lot to teach you about persuasion. It’s also a fine example of what good writing for business looks like.
You’ll find my writing about leadership and talent development on my Three Star Leadership Blog.
Current Client Projects
I’m writing blog posts for one client. I’m helping a strategy consultant write his book, and working on a book about what Professor Clay Christensen says could be “more important than disruption.” I’m also coaching two other authors through the process of writing and publishing their first book.
If you’re interested in writing a book, hiring someone to write for you, or just improving your own writing, you should read my Zero Draft blog about the writing that makes a business or career grow.
If you want to get a book done or improve your writing, let’s talk about options. My coaching calendar currently has space open.
If you’re a boss, you should check out my Working Supervisor’s Support Kit.