6 strategies to make the most of ChatGPT

by Jody Bruner

After some impressive demonstrations of its abilities in the past year, AI garnered the optimism and excitement that comes with shiny new technologies. Paul McCartney even used it to write one more Beatles song, 50 years after they broke up.

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ChatGPT: Revolutionizing Business Communication

by Jody Bruner

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about artificial intelligence (AI) and its somewhat controversial language model, ChatGPT. Whether you think it’s the greatest software ever created or an existential threat to humanity, it’s clearly a major disruptor to business communication. Regardless of which side you’re on, business professionals need to carefully weigh the benefits and risks of using it at work.

This blog discusses how ChatGP can impact your organization’s internal and external communications to help you make informed decisions about its safe use.

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Mastering report writing skills

by Jody Bruner

It’s a reality that business writers often need to create reports that serve the needs of more than one group of readers. For business writers communicating highly technical information, the challenge intensifies: satisfying both technical and non-technical audiences with the same document is no small feat. Here’s how to boost your report-writing skills.

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Repair these common grammar errors

by Jody Bruner

What’s one of the best ways to upgrade your written communications? Improve your grammar game.

What is grammar, anyway?

First and most importantly, grammar defines common language rules so we can communicate with one another. If each of us constructs sentences according to our own rules, communication is impossible. Second, it defines the parts of language so we can describe them: for example, this type of word is called a noun and we use it to signify a person, place or thing.

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Diversity and Inclusion in Communication Training

by Jody Bruner

Diversity and inclusion, once optional, are now business imperatives. Learning and Development practitioners are uniquely positioned to advance diversity and inclusion efforts across their organization. One place to start is a close look at existing training programs. Are diversity and inclusion integrated into all learning programs? Are all learners accommodated? Can we do better?

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Writing contest winners

writing contestby Jody Bruner

Thanks to everyone who took on the challenge of rewriting the sentence below to make it clearer and more concise:

“The purpose of this guidance is to inform pension plan administrators of the ABCD supervisory approach regarding certain requirements associated with the defined benefit (DB) provision of a pension plan, which is frozen and has purchased annuities in respect of all of the DB entitlements under the plan and almost all of those annuities meet the requirements of Section 43.1 of the Pension Benefits Act (PBA).”
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Writing contest

business writing by Jody Bruner

Think you’re a pretty good writer? See if you can revise this sentence to make it clear and simple. Send your suggested rewrite to jody.bruner@wavelength.training. Our editorial committee will select the winner and we’ll publish the top entries.

Good luck!

“The purpose of this guidance is to inform pension plan administrators of the ABCD supervisory approach regarding certain requirements associated with the defined benefit (DB) provision of a pension plan, which is frozen and has purchased annuities in respect of all of the DB entitlements under the plan and almost all of those annuities meet the requirements of Section 43.1 of the Pension Benefits Act (PBA).”