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Words: use of

Resource, resources, resourceful Here I go again; another bit of high horsing. Resource (noun). A source of support, supply, or aid. 1640-50; French ressource, Old French ressourse, noun derivative of resourdre to rise up. Latin resurgere, equivalent to re- re- … Continue reading

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The Art of Business Writing

The Art of Business Writing Business Writing can be the trap for young players unless we have some background in writing – and this, folks, includes spelling, grammar and syntax. I hear you groan…I feel your pain… Business writing is not the … Continue reading

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How do I ensure emails are correct before I hit the ‘Send’ button?

Email has almost completely replaced paper memoranda (memos) in our jobs and is, obviously, a much quicker method of transmitting information from place to place and from desk to desk. And as a side issue: far fewer lost pieces of … Continue reading

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The 7 Cs of Written Communication

Clear – makes the reason for the document plain at the first reading. Correct – use correct grammar, spelling and vocabulary.  Because your document happens to be business or technical writing, there is no excuse to eschew correct punctuation and … Continue reading

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