by Kennith Romans & Joel Raphaelson
“Writing That Works; How to Communicate Effectively In Business” If you write, this book should be your ready reference. Whether you write emails, letters, proposals, speeches, reports, or all of the above, this book will help you write them better. Kennith Romans and Joel Raphaelson are the authors of this comprehensive book. This is a concise, relevant, topical, well-written book on writing. Writing That Works provides clear examples of how to write and communicate effectively and efficiently. This edition includes excellent tips on writing and controlling e-mail. Kudos to the author on his common-sense advice to technical writers such as writing “as you talk” and skipping the latest business jargon. See when you talk with people properly you’re able to get them to really understand you and you get them to like you. To form connections you have to be able to talk well and listen well. Those skills work great whether for your personal or business life. But writing is a very important skill for anyone that wants to make it in the business world as well. You have to be able to make those same types of connections and communicate just as well through the written word as through spoken. This book talks about all the different types of writing you may have to do in the business world.
That means everything from memos and plans to fund-raising and presentations. It even discusses nearly everything in between. You’ll be able to really understand what needs to be in all those written assignments you’ve been doing over the years. You’ll also learn how to make them far less difficult. You won’t have to spend hours struggling over the right phrasing or the right word. Instead, you’ll be able to get all the information you need from this book. The newest edition of this book even includes things like how to send proper e-mails rather than simply physically written letters. So you’ll have the edge on everyone in your office by having some assistance with writing all of your important documents. That means you’ll be the ‘go-to’ person for writing all the important papers and getting all those important jobs and clients. This book can make you a more valuable employee and that’s always a good thing for anyone. You’ll learn how to write these types of documents through instruction and examples. So you’ll be able to see what you’ve done wrong all this time and what you’ve done right as well. You won’t need to guess any longer. So don’t worry about how you’re going to write that next report for your boss. Instead, get this book and learn how to do it the right way. If you have any type of job where you have to write out documents of any kind (which is nearly any job) then you really need this book. Even if you’re not working and you’re in school this book can help you as well since it talks about how to write reports and speeches as well. Don’t let a great project pass you by. Ultimate “Writing That Works” is a great book to give to new analysts to help them improve business writing skills.