Everyone makes a spelling mistake now and then, and most of us have clicked “send” on an unfinished email. While it’s embarrassing to make mistakes like these, you can probably recover from them with a quick edit, re-send, or phone call of apology. But some business writing mistakes, while common, will crush your reader’s willingness to plow through your document or their ability to understand what you’re trying to say. In this session, you’ll learn which business writing mistakes hurt your document or email the most. You’ll review real writing samples of people who work in engineering and analyze whether they’ve committed any of these crushing mistakes. You’ll also learn strategies for planning and editing your document, so you can avoid these errors.
E-WRITE is a writing training consultancy. We help the most stubborn, inexperienced, or word-phobic employees at your organization improve their writing skills, so they can do their jobs better. We have tons of hands-on experience teaching customized writing courses for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S. and abroad. ewriteonline.com
- 11 a.m. Session start time
- 11:45 a.m. Q&A
- 12 p.m. Event adjourns
Leslie O’Flahavan is the owner of E-WRITE, a writing training consultancy. She can help the most stubborn, inexperienced, or word-phobic employees at your organization improve their writing skills, so they can do their jobs better. She has led E-WRITE since 1996, so she has tons of hands-on experience teaching customized writing courses for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in the U.S. and abroad.
- You will learn how to ensure the most important parts of your writing get your best attention: your message, your request, your suggestion.
- How to use reliable proofreading strategies that will prevent you from embarrassing yourself or your company.
Anyone who wants to improve their writing skills.
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