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Unformatted text preview: l. Ideally,
they should be edited for ease of translation. They must
also be free of cultural irritants and distractions. Every
native speaker of English must learn to edit and revise
documents meant for international readers. (Weise, pg. 3) Tip 6
Punctuation and grammar matter
O Punctuation affects clarity, meaning, and tone
O Readers notice punctuation mistakes and that impacts a writers creditability.
O Every mark on the page must have specific value.
(Flood, ch.2) Tip 7
CEO: Conciseness, Emphasis, and Organization
Successful leaders are clear and commanding: They assess and prioritize
information, they lay out clear courses of action, and they identify and outline
consequences and outcomes in ways that efficiently motivate action and
understanding. O Conciseness
O Write like an executive either because you are one or because you report to one.
O Successful business writers emphasize what readers should do with what they know. O Organization
O Putting our words to paper causes us to organize and prioritize. Tip 8...
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- Winter '14