Writing is an essential career skill. Whether it’s an email to a colleague or a thought leadership blog posts, your words represent you in the world at large. With planning and practice, you can become more effective and productive writing on the job.
We live in a world of information overload, at work and at home. Always take your reader’s perspective if you want people to react to what you write. These resources should help.
To serve the overloaded business reader, keep your writing crystal clear and make it interesting. Jargon and abstractions can be boring, and burden your reader’s brains.
Of course, writing at work is often a challenge on its own. You’ve got to deal with other stakeholders, while fitting writing into your busy schedule. Here are some ideas on how to thrive when writing on the job.