Clear Writing for a Complex World

3 Painless Ways to Convey Business Strategy: Make It Happen!

October 19, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

Quick: In one sentence, what is the business strategy you’re using right now?

Could everyone on your team explain it to you?

You know the strategy at...

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Cut Your Writing Training Budget in Half

October 14, 2016 | By Adam Halwitz

It’s no secret that helping your people to use writing to drive business results better is a daunting undertaking. While some may bring in outside...

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Why Reader-Centered Writing is a Key Tool for Scientists

October 11, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

We non-scientists rarely find scientific writing a chair-gripping read. Most of us would admit that much scientific language baffles us. Yet scientists...

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7 Strategic Tips for Effective Financial Writing

September 20, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

You did it! You persuaded your team to write about finance issues without relying on arcane finance terms. Now they use clear English instead. Nice to...

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Better Communications Acquired By The Ariel Group

September 15, 2016 | By Deborah Dumaine

Better Communications is excited to announce that we have merged with The Ariel Group. This will enhance our mission of using communication to drive...

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9 Tips for Successful Social Media Writing

August 23, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

“We need to increase our social media presence. We need to get out there more.”

Right. What could possibly go wrong?

Even cursory reading of the business...

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Build Your Personal Brand: The Power of Concise Writing

August 10, 2016 | By Marijo Barry

What does your business writing say about you? Does it show you’re a clear thinker? A problem solver? A trustworthy leader? Every time you write, no...

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Have You Given Up Hope that Your Team’s Writing Can Ever Improve?

August 04, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

Perhaps you have tried to teach someone a multi-step process by using a multi-step process of your own: describing the steps over and over, coaching, and...

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3 Business Communication Trends You Should Know

July 28, 2016 | By Adam Halwitz

Today’s business happens on screens—and often on small screens, consulted while the reader is in the midst of several tasks. How are you supposed to keep...

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How to Use Data the Right Way in Sales

July 19, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

If you’re a numbers person, you may believe that numbers speak for themselves—they’re crystal clear and sparkling, right? Yet numbers, especially...

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