Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.

There's so much misleading advice around it's time someone protested.

Let's take the aversion some people have to 'we' in their business writing. A participant in one of my recent workshops told us her manager objected to it on the grounds that readers would be confused. Really? If it's going out with our company's email address or letterhead, wouldn't an average person know who we might be?

There's something else...

You might think I should get out more, but it's a valuable point.

Don't be misled by people who say never use but in your writing. It's too sweeping and you might be missing out on a very handy device.