Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Good Teaching and Bad Business Writing

Does high school teach us to write in a way that’s counterproductive in the real world? Most high schools teach us to write in a formal, literary style, usually by studying the ‘classics.’

But does this make sense in today’s economy? When you go out and find your first job, what’s the first thing you do?

Change your writing style! You develop a new writing style that goes against many of the rules you were taught in high school.

To develop your (and your kid’s) career, wouldn’t it make sense to learn business writing skills instead of elegant, academic writing styles?

Of course, it’s not the teacher’s fault. They’re following the curriculum. But, if you had a magic wand, what would you change?

Here’s some ideas.

Kindly follow this link at klariti.com to read the full article.

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