The book is the updated version of E-Mail: A Write It Well Guide. In today's fast-paced, competitive business environment, everyone needs to communicate clearly and use time productively. E-Mail: A Write It Well Guide is a user-friendly book that is filled with guidelines, tips, and tools. Discover how to write professional e-mail that gets results, makes better use of e-mail time, and avoids problems that can be costly. The book includes questions and exercises. The updated version includes a section on using instant messaging and handheld devices. Used by individuals, corporations, and trainers, this is a must-have for anyone who writes e-mail at work.
Faulty grammar can slow us down and diminish our credibility as business writers. For 2011, Write It Well has fully updated this self-instructional workbook to cover the basics of grammar and punctuation for people who write in the workplace. The book's job-relevant exercises increase readers' confidence and help them present a consistently professional image in all business writing.
Drowning email agony? Don't know how to manage your inbox or write, clear, effective, and actionable messages? Here's your quick-guide to managing email load and writing effective email communications. Learn how to organize workflow to improve email overload as well as how to use language to align the SMART model of specific, measurable, achievable, results oriented and time related goal to effective email use.
Professional Writing Skills: A Write It Well Guide leads you through Write It Well's time-tested, six-step planning process for any business writing. The process will help you write business letters, memos, e-mail, and other documents that persuade and inform – clearly, concisely, and professionally. This new edition provides more tips and tools for writing better e-mail, as well as expanded sections on grammar and punctuation. The book is great for learning and for reference!
Since the earliest days of our species, technology and language have evolved in parallel. This book examines the processes and products of this age-old relationship: a phenomenon we're calling technolingualism -- the mutually influential relationship between language and technology. One the one hand, as humans advance technology to master, control, and change the world around us, our language adapts. More sophisticated social-cultural practices give rise to new patterns of linguistic communication. Language changes in its vocabulary, structures, social conventions, and ideologies. Conversely-and this side of the story has been widely overlooked-the unique features of human language can influence a technology's physical forms and technical processes. Technolingualism explores the fascinating ways, past and present, by which language and technology have informed each other's development. The book reveals important corollaries about the universal nature of language and, most importantly, what it means to be human. From our first babbling noises to the ends of our lives, we are innately attuned to the technologies around us, and our language reflects this. We are, all of us, technolinguals.
Berger’s slim, user-friendly volume on academic writing is a gift to linguistically-stressed academics. Author of 60 published books, the author speaks to junior scholars and graduate students about the process and products of academic writing. He differentiates between business writing skills for memos, proposals, and reports, and the scholarly writing that occurs in journals and books. He has suggestions for getting the “turgid” out of turgid academic prose and offers suggestions on how to best structure various forms of documents for effective communication. Written in Berger’s friendly, personal style, he shows by example that academics can write good, readable prose in a variety of genres.
This handbook is designed as a step-by-step approach for analyzing and communicating eight letters of the New Testament: Hebrews, James, the Petrine Letters, the Johannine Letters, and Jude. Interpreting the General Letters provides important background material for the interpretation of these books by exploring the types and component parts of letter writing, the importance of an amanuensis; the historical background of the Greco-Roman world, and implications of each of these factors for interpreting the general letters. This foundation is followed by a discussion of the theology of the general letters. Specific consideration is given to the era of promise in Hebrew Scriptures, the era of fulfillment as underscored in the general letters, and how the theology of each letter contributes to the overall canon of Scripture. Finally, Bateman provides nine steps that move from interpretation to communication: three steps for preparing to interpret the letters, three for interpreting, and finally three for communicating the letters. All explanations include examples in order to develop a student’s or pastor’s skills for accurate interpretation and convicting communication of God’s Word See page 21 for full series details.
This book reminds people how to write a performance evaluation that will be useful to you as a manger and a welcome development tool for your employee.
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Delivering Training Workshops is filled with practicalinformation, best practices, and proven strategies. This book willhelp trainers, no matter what their level of experience, prepareand deliver effective workshops that achieve results for bothindividuals and their organizations while meeting the challenges oftoday's fast-paced, rapidly changing learning environment. Itcovers a wide range of topics, including: Planning and scheduling a workshop Methods for preparing workshop participants to learn Tips to help trainers increase their confidence Keep participants engaged and involved How to present information clearly, respond to questions, andmanage the group Tools for measuring workshop success Methods for conducting virtual workshops The Pfeiffer Essential Guides to Training Basics is athree-volume series—Training Fundamentals, Designing andDeveloping Training Programs, and Delivering TrainingWorkshops—that offers new and experienced trainers a wealth ofideas, information, tips, tools, and techniques. Praise for Delivering Training Workshops "Here's a terrific guide....to make sure you successfully teachothers what you know." —Barbara Nelson, principal of Nelson Communications "Janis Chan guides you step-by-step through the process ofplanning and delivering training that engages participants andhelps them learn, sharing her vast store of practical tips andtechniques." —Sue Funkhouser, facilitator and organization developmentconsultant, Pinwheel Performance "A learning tool....to increase your confidence and delivertraining that achieves results." —Natasha Terk, President, Write It Well
Eigentlich sollte man längst bei einem Termin sein, doch dann klingelt das Handy und das E-Mail-Postfach quillt auch schon wieder über. Für Sport und Erholung bleibt immer weniger Zeit und am Ende resigniert man ausgebrannt, unproduktiv und völlig gestresst. Doch das muss nicht sein. Denn je entspannter wir sind, desto kreativer und produktiver werden wir. Mit David Allens einfacher und anwendungsorientierter Methode wird beides wieder möglich: effizient zu arbeiten und die Freude am Leben zurückzugewinnen.
Designing and Developing Training Programs is filled withpractical information, best practices, and proven strategies. Thisbook will help both new and experienced trainers design and developtraining programs that achieve results for both individuals andtheir organizations while meeting the challenges of today'sfast-paced, rapidly changing learning environment. Created to beeasy-to-use, Designing and Developing Training Programs covers awide range of topics, including how to: Ensure that training is needed, relevant, andcost-effective Analyze the needs and characteristics of the audience Write behavioral learning Select the right content and design activities that help peoplelearn Develop effective learning materials Create a program evaluation Design virtual and remote training programs Praise for Designing and Developing Training Programs "Janis Fisher Chan is truly a master designer, having an uncannyability to help people to truly think. Her book is of real serviceto anyone in the field of training." —Manfred Kets de Vries, Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt ChairedClinical Professor of Leadership Development and director, INSEADGlobal Leadership Centre "What makes Janis Chan's book so exceptional is the variety ofchallenging, content-related exercises that bring the concepts 'upclose and personal' into the reader's life and work." —Sharon Bowman, Author, Training from the BACK of theRoom!
WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, is the rhetorical handbook for composing in the 21st century. Blakesley and Hoogeveen place students' writing front and center with an innovative page format that keeps students' attention focused on their own writing and on activities, checklists, projects, and visual aids that help them write. The page design and innovative visuals make information about writing, reading, research, documentation, technology, and grammar easy for students to access and understand. To accomplish their writing tasks, students are taught to ground their rhetorical decisions in the specific context in which they are writing. Because writing and reading occur both in print and online, WRITING: A MANUAL FOR THE DIGITAL AGE, BRIEF 2nd Edition, prepares students to work with images, audio, video, and print. Technology Toolbox features throughout, as well as two dedicated parts of the book (Parts 6 and 7), teach students how to compose with technology intelligently. A new chapter on Writing in Online Courses, the first of its kind in a handbook, will guide students in addressing this new but increasingly common context for writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Good writing skills are essential for all students, but many students struggle to master good writing skills until later in their course. This book will help students doing health and social care subjects to better understand what good writing looks like, and how to do it themselves. The book shows students how to: *Plan pieces of writing *Execute good writing basics *Edit and refine their work *Write to a brief This essential guide includes multiple examples of good and bad writing to help students unpick the nuts and bolts of writing and writing skills. Taking an accessible approach, the authors include quotes and stories from real life students to help embolden students to tackle their writing fears - and become confident writers.
Training Fundamentals is a no-nonsense, practical overview of training, filled with useful information, best practices, and proven strategies to help both new and experienced trainers develop their skills and design and deliver training that achieves results in today's rapidly changing learning environment. Designed to be easy-to-use, Training Fundamentals covers a range of topics, including: How training helps organizations achieve their goals What characteristics and skills a trainer needs to be successful The adult learning principles that guide all successful training programs The basics of designing, developing, delivering, and evaluating training programs Guidelines for becoming a professional trainer The Pfeiffer Essential Guides to Training Basics is a three-volume series—Training Fundamentals, Designing and Developing Training Programs, and Delivering Training Workshops—that offers new and experienced trainers a wealth of ideas, information, tips, tools, and techniques. Praise for Training Fundamentals "Training—it sounds so simple, but it's not. This book provides an essential—and practical—foundation for designing and delivering a successful workshop. It's easy to use, practical, and chock full of insights only a successful trainer knows." —Barbara Nelson, principal of Nelson Communications "With crisp, fresh, and easy to understand language, Chan cuts through all the jargon and provides easy to follow guidelines for becoming a pro." —Terrence L. Gargiulo, president, MAKINGSTORIES.net, and author, Building Business Acumen for Trainers and Trainer's Portable Mentor

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