The HurleyWrite.com Podcast
Summary: Hurley Write, Inc. develops and teaches customized onsite and online writing courses: "Exceptional Technical Writing," "Better Business Writing," "Effective Writing for Engineers," "Writing Fundamentals," "Scientific Writing," and "Writing the Scientific Manuscript." We also write and edit technical and scientific documents and grants.
Discusses the importance of usable documents and how to ensure usability in your documents.
Discusses three easy steps to help your team of problem-solvers become better writers.
Discusses two ways to standardize documents and eliminate answering the same questions about writing.
Discusses the vague statements Yahoo! made in its memo to employees about the change it was making to its work-from-home policy.
Learn seven easy-to-implement strategies that will help you write more concise, precise business communications.
Discusses four prewriting strategies.
Provides eight easy-to-implement techniques for a successful peer review.
Discusses eight tips for creating a corporate style guide.
Discusses several tips for writing more effective emails.
Discusses an article that illustrates the importance of internal and external communication on ROI (return on investment).
Discusses when and how to use shorter versus longer sentences.
Discusses what a style guide is, how they can be created, and how staff should be trained to use them.
Discusses George Orwell's essay, "The Politics of Language" and how lazy thinking is reflected when writers don't take the time plan their document and the words they'll use.
This provides a few simple tips for writing effective emails.
Discusses the idea that good writing is essential in all fields and that professionals use their critical thinking and problem-solving skills when they write. Visit us at http://www.hurleywrite.com/ to find out more about how you can become a better writer.