By Ken O’Quinn
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)
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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- Asking an audience to do something or to agree with your viewpoint is more persuasive when you use vivid language …
Praise from Clients
Ken O’Quinn is the best writing coach I have ever worked with.
I learned more helpful tips than in any other writing course in the past 40 years. As an engineer, knowing the “why” is important.
After working with Ken, I became a confident, creative writer and went on to have an award-winning consulting business. I would not be having this success were it not for the skills I learned from Ken.
My team had some great feedback on the time they spent with you. They really learned a lot and you received rave reviews.
Participating in your course was one of my best experiences in the past few years. It was such a pleasure to be in a room full of people whose goal was to strengthen their writing, and you did a fantastic job of leading the class.
That was a great presentation. We’re getting rave reviews. It was new information, thoughtfully presented and highly interactive. We loved it! Let’s discuss having you come back.
What a teacher you are. In your brief session, you taught me four valuable things.
I am pleased to announce we will be modifying our press release format. The new format is in line with the recommendations of Ken O’Quinn, who has conducted the writing workshops for worldwide PR. While they may seem subtle, the changes are powerful when it comes to conveying a strong, clear message.
The feedback from the 40+ communicators who participated in the workshops was overwhelmingly positive. He is passionate about good writing, and it is contagious when he presents. We’re already planning to have him back.
Ken gave one of the best courses I’ve ever taken. He teaches staff how to write properly, clearly and concisely, from e-mails to major planning documents.