The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 4/7/17

Apr 7, 2017 | Writing A Book

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 pointers than others.

This week is a little different. I’m pointing you to a collection of videos from an event at the Wharton School. You’ll find video of short presentations by five new authors. In their presentations, the authors tell you about what’s in their books, but, usually, a bit about how and why they wrote their book.

From Wharton: Five New Authors Share Insights on Personal Growth

“During a recent event organized by the Authors@Wharton speaker series, Wharton management professor Adam Grant hosted five new authors of recently released business books. Below is each author’s “lightning talk” describing their work and how you can apply it to your life and career (listen to the full audio of the event using the player above):”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writing Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

Frances Caballo

Jane Friedman

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Melissa G. Wilson

Men with Pens

Merce Cardus


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence