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When you need to get things done in business quickly and efficiently – Be direct/Go direct

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In business, you need to get things done. We all need to get things done and I’ll share some tips to help you get things done with your business communication.

I can sum it up in 4 words:

Be direct – Go direct.


(The need for speed – even in business communication! TV reporting days help my communication consulting and coaching these days)

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1. Be direct

Business writing is usually about achieving actions – so make it clear in your writing what action you want from people.

I’ll go into detail on these points in later posts.

You can be direct (and clear) when you:

  1. use active voice – rather than passive voice
  2. use verbs – rather than static nouns
  3. put action up high in your messages and repeat it at the end – even put it in e-mail subject lines so readers know what they need to do (if…

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