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Why does so much business writing suck?

We’ve all heard umpteen times that communication – external or internal – is the lifeblood of any business. Yada yada. But if that’s really true, how come so many people in business, from top to bottom, are so bad at written communication? In almost 20 years as a corporate writer and editor, I’ve met countless […]

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Sleeping audience at presentation

Avoiding death by PowerPoint

You’re at a conference and it’s the post-lunch slot. The speaker starts his presentation by turning to look admiringly at his first slide: a morass of barely legible bullet points. Groan! By slide two, you’re wondering if anyone will notice you’re playing Ruzzle on your phone for the next 45 minutes. I had that familiar […]

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AstraZeneca: Speechwriting, intranet content and more

Speechwriting for the CEO and a go-to internal comms resource

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Two Tomorrows: Copywriting for sustainability consultancy

Website content, brochures, speeches and more

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