Writing for Business and Pleasure
Copyright by Stephen Wilbers
www.wilbers.com

Learning Goals & Program Benefits

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Offered in a variety of formats, my presentations, workshops, and training seminars provide a fast-paced, lively, and entertaining review of the principles of effective on-the-job writing.

My programs will help you:

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Plan and organize your writing according to five elements of composition

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Choose a writing style appropriate to your audience

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Use natural, conversational language to create a personal style

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Use an outline to clarify your thinking, organize your material, check for errors in logic

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Overcome writer’s block

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Write clear, concise sentences

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Eliminate wordiness and worn-out business jargon

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Avoid the three most common business writing errors (subject-verb agreement, comma splices, and nonparallel

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Write three-step memos in a hurry

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Use a five-part formula for effective customer relations and PR letters

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Design persuasive reports and proposals

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Proofread effectively

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Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your writing style

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Apply three concepts of good communication to write with more confidence.

To help you apply these techniques, I review and comment on samples of writing from workshop participants.


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