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PR Writing Tip: Your Sentences May Be TOO Long

PR Writing Tip: Your Sentences May Be TOO Long

A person usually has good intentions when he or she suggests the right way or wrong way to do something in writing, but if you ask the person why that is the accepted way, you often hear, it just sounds better or that’s the way I was taught, or the more candid I don't...

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The Only Five Ways to Organize Your Writing

The Only Five Ways to Organize Your Writing

You might be scratching your head as you try to arrange your topics before starting to write, but you only have five ways to organize information. Many business communications professionals don't invest much time, if any, in organizing. They assume that as long as all...

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By Ken O’Quinn

Focus on Them Focus on Them

As a contributing author in this book on leadership, Ken offers insights and tips for managing difficult conversations, providing effective feedback, and being authentic. Order here.


Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (McGraw-Hill) Perfect Phrases for Business Letters

Provides the right words and phrases for any situation - quickly. The book was reprinted in Japanese because of high-volume sales there.


TD at Work — Business Writing for Managers

The Association for Talent Development invited Ken to write this 22-page booklet for the TD at Work series.

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  • Keep Difficult Conversations in Balance

    Keep Difficult Conversations in Balance

    Uncomfortable conversations often get derailed because the core issue is lost in emotions: anger, embarrassment, resentment. Managers should not avoid …

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