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3 tips for THINKING for yourself but WRITING for your audience

When working with a technical team yesterday I was reminded how most of us ‘write to think’ at least some of the time, if not a lot of the time. This is particularly the case when working with complex material. Here’s what happens: we sit down to write and map out …
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Helping technical teams turn their communication ‘on its head’

  Is the gap between the way your technical teams communicate so vastly different from what your leadership needs to hear that you often rewrite their papers yourself – or edit them so much you may as well have? This is because you naturally understand that you must not sacrifice …
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Is killing PowerPoint really the solution?

Many people have called for the Death of PowerPoint as they are understandably under-whelmed by a great many of the PowerPoint presentations they are asked to endure. But given the interwoven and at times tricky elements that make up a powerful presentation, it is too simplistic to blame the presentation …
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Quotas will increase the need for aspiring women to communicate with compelling clarity

The talk of quotas and the very welcome push from the BCA to increase the numbers of women in leadership will provide opportunities for more women to be noticed in general and in particular as candidates for senior roles. A terrific outcome will be an increase in situations where women …
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