7 Tips for Writing That’s Easy to Understand

email writing

by Jody Bruner

Readers are bombarded with documents today. Most of those documents never get read, let alone acted on, because they ramble and are poorly organized. If you worry that your own writing isn’t getting results, here are seven techniques to help you get to the point and organize your content so readers can quickly find what they’re looking for. Use them and I promise your messages will be easy to understand and remember, difficult to ignore! Read more

Lost in Translation

idioms are confusing imageby Linda Dunlop 

Hitting the glass ceiling, climbing the corporate ladder, addressing the elephant in the room. I never thought much about idioms until I started teaching Business English to international students. Read more

How to Find and Use Stories in your Presentations   

presentation idea using storytelling

by Jody Bruner

Have you noticed that everyone is telling stories lately? Google “storytelling in business,” and you’ll find marketers telling brand stories, trainers using stories to drive their points home and structure learning events,  leaders telling stories to inspire and motivate, and presenters telling stories to bring dry content to life and engage their audiences.  Read more

Do You Get It?

business writing by Brittany Moor

I was recently talking to a new client about writing skills training for their team. Her organization had run similar training before, and she told me it could have included more detail. So of course, I asked her to tell me more! She said she was looking for a more targeted approach this time. So, I asked again: “Tell me more. What does a targeted approach look like to you?”  Read more