The truth is, we are all writers now. Even if you are not officially paid to write, your working life will be much more successful if you write well.
There are plenty of sources for grammar, punctuation, and even writing advice, but I want to focus on the things that I’ve not seen written anywhere else—common mistakes and lessons I’ve learned writing thousands of pages/screens of copy and teaching others how to write. Hopefully all this will teach you how to become a more successful writer. Read more →
If you want to rise up in the business world, you will need to learn how to give instructions. No one will teach you this in school, either, and even people who have been working in business a long time never really learn how to do this properly.
Yet, it is, in my opinion, the single most important thing you will learn how to do in your business life.
If you want to be a manager, first learn how to manage yourself, and then lead others. Managers are made, not born.
And the first place to start managing others is by giving good instructions. Read more →