The HurleyWrite.com Podcast show

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.

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  • Artist: Pam Hurley, PHD
  • Copyright: Copyright 2011 by Pamela Hurley, PhD

Podcasts:

 Writing Usable Documents | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:39

Discusses the importance of usable documents and how to ensure usability in your documents.

 Can Great Thinkers be Turned into Great Writers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:54

Discusses three easy steps to help your team of problem-solvers become better writers.

 Ask an Expert: Why does My Team Come to Me with the Same Writing Questions? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:46

Discusses two ways to standardize documents and eliminate answering the same questions about writing.

 Yahoo's Work from Home Policy wasn't Well-Received; Could Better Communication have Helped? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:25

Discusses the vague statements Yahoo! made in its memo to employees about the change it was making to its work-from-home policy.

 7 Simple Ways to Tighten Up Business Communications | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:51

Learn seven easy-to-implement strategies that will help you write more concise, precise business communications.

 Effective Prewriting Strategies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:04

Discusses four prewriting strategies.

 Eight Pointers for Producing a Helpful Peer Review | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:04

Provides eight easy-to-implement techniques for a successful peer review.

 Eight Tips for Creating a Corporate Style Guide | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:32

Discusses eight tips for creating a corporate style guide.

 Do's and Don'ts of Effective and Professional Email Communication | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:06

Discusses several tips for writing more effective emails.

 The Importance of Having a Communication Plan in Place | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:02:29

Discusses an article that illustrates the importance of internal and external communication on ROI (return on investment).

 Shorter versus Longer Sentences | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:24

Discusses when and how to use shorter versus longer sentences.

 Style Guides--What, Why, and How | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:12

Discusses what a style guide is, how they can be created, and how staff should be trained to use them.

 Does Your Writing Project Laziness? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:35

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.

 Email Writing Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:01:14

This provides a few simple tips for writing effective emails.

 Good Writing Essential in All Fields | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:11

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.

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