Not much has changed since December 2004 to improve business writing skills; in fact, even more pressure has come into the workplace to deter staff from writing with a professional polish. Consider text messaging!
Well, we writing teachers might not win every battle, but we keep trying to win a linguistic skirmish here or there as when we can. Here are two tips as a start:
- Treat everything you write at work as if it might be read by your chief executive.
- Respect your chief executive’s need to receive clear, concise written messages.