Archive for January, 2011

Six more sneaky ways to make them write it your way

Friday, January 28th, 2011

How do you stop other people turning your clear, crisp prose into turgid, buzzword-ridden nonsense? It’s something every writer working in corporate communications has to deal with.

I’ve already talked about how small tweaks to your editorial process can massively improve your end result. But office politics are also a factor when you have to include others in decisions about your business writing. (more…)

Ten ways to stop that verbose exec from mangling your copy

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Lately, I’ve been hosting business English courses for corporate communicators at a large corporation. By far the most frequent question I get asked is this: “How do I stop my manager/client/stakeholder from turning my writing into gobbledygook?”. (more…)