Timely Insights

Focus On Bad Business Writing...

Writing has always been a key mode of business communication and e-mail has made the written word more important than ever. But writing skills are in serious decline. The results are reduced productivity and lost opportunities, which no one can afford in a slow economy.

In a recent episode of the Business Coach podcast, host and PROFIT editor, Ian Portsmouth speaks with written communications specialist Sandra Folk about how this problem can be remedied — short of sending businesspeople back to high school.

Don’t miss this episode and many others at http://www.profitguide.com/business-coach-podcast.

PROFIT-Xtra invites you to listen in here: http://www.canadianbusiness.com/

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Quotable Quotes...

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." -- Carl Jung

"One who conquers himself is greater than another who conquers a thousand times a thousand men on the battlefield” -- Buddha – The Dhammapada

"The problem in my life and other people's lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it." -- Peter Drucker

"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming." -- J.W Von Goethe

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes." -- William James