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Business Writing for Managers

By  Ken O'Quinn

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Communication skills are important for everyone, but especially for managers. In this issue of TD at Work, Ken O’Quinn walks managers through a process for crafting clear, effective prose. He provides guidance for organizing your thinking, creating your first draft, and fine-tuning your words to make them as clear as possible.

"Business Writing for Managers" has specific tips to help you eliminate stuffy language that keeps readers at a distance and, instead, write lively prose that draws them in. His advice can help you with all kinds of messages, from short emails to lengthy proposals.

This issue includes:

  • before and after writing samples
  • a process for effective editing
  • suggestions for formatting
  • advice for sharing difficult information
  • tips for distinguishing yourself as a communicator.


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Ken O'Quinn

Ken O’Quinn is a workshop leader and professional writing coach who has helped thousands of business professionals worldwide improve their ability to craft clear, compelling messages. He started Writing With Clarity following a long journalism career with the Associated Press, and now conducts corporate workshops and provides one-on-one coaching. He is the author of Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (McGraw-Hill) and the TD at Work titled "Business Writing for Managers." His clients include Facebook, GE, Dell, Chevron, Cisco, Georgia-Pacific, KPMG, Campbell’s Soup, Oracle, Motorola, Reebok, Dow Chemical (China), SAP (Singapore), and Vale Mining Corp. (Brazil).

Book Details

Pub Date: May 2017

Formats: Paperback, PDF

Product Code: 251706

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