It’s a part of doing business—you get an unexpected email from an irate client, and they choose to take out their frustration on you. Yikes! And it’s only Monday morning. It stings a bit when you’re the recipient of such a rude email. Although you can’t control what the client...
Here’s an interesting little fact: We speak much faster than we can type. The average person can type about 40 words per minute. But we can speak 130 words per minute on average (and even more if we are nervous). This raises a valid question: Can the use of...
A business memo is a document that contains summarized information about a business. It is used to pass information within an organization. Memos are not as formal as business proposals because they are within the same organization, but they are expected to be concise, professional, simple, and specific. The...
Memos are a fundamental form of communication in any office. Memos can be written as a quick note in hard copy or can be sent as a soft copy in a group email. A memo usually contains any essential information that you need to send to other employees, departments,...
Having a great business idea is just the first step toward being a business owner. The second step, which is the most crucial, is having a business plan. The business plan outlines what your business will be, the market, your customer base, your marketing strategy, your startup and running...
When you're writing a business letter, especially to colleagues or other people in your field, you may tend to write in a very dry, jargon-filled manner. Though you may not be able to avoid the jargon trap in this case, there is another trap that you can jump over...
Business reports vary in content and style. However, the structure and method of creating business reports are more or less similar across the board. Of course, you must structure a business report in a professional and concise way, but it's a mostly simple method to follow. It's the content of...
You finally have the guts to leave your job, be it for a better opportunity, a new business venture, personal time, or simply because you can't take it anymore. So what's next? The dreaded letter of resignation, of course. Writing a letter of resignation is tricky and can cause a lot...
The pre-written email response may sound like an irresponsible or impersonal choice. You want to believe that you'll have the time to respond to every one of your client’s emails personally. The reality? You won’t. You want to make a good, lasting impression, but it’s just not practical to spend time...
When writing for business, you need to be clear and concise, delivering your message without confusion. Like any other style of writing, the quality of the document can make or break its success. An ineffective piece can mean a contract falls through, your boss will ignore your business solution, or a...