Learning successful people’s tips and ideas for communication can be invaluable. To learn also about the mistakes they have made and how they set about improving their skills is helpful. The articles here also relate to our own views, experience and observations.
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I’d like to focus on the characteristics of great business communicators and on two very different self-made men: Richard Branson and Steve Jobs.
Twenty years of proposal writing experience has taught me that a highly disciplined and methodical approach significantly boosts your chances of success. It provides a business writing discipline, guides you to focus on what is really important, and ensures that your key messages are conveyed to best effect.
The ability to influence people must be one of the most career enhancing attributes possible. It differentiates the influencer from more or less everyone else. Fortunately, it is something that all of us can learn.
Good business writing has clarity, rhythm and an economy of words. Meaning flows from paragraph to paragraph; the content is interesting and the writing concise.
Opportunities are often won or lost by the quality of written business communication, so there is a lot riding on being able to write well. I hope this helps you to avoid some common mistakes.