By Steven E. Sacks
The NEW Fundamentals
Every day we write something, whether it is a text, an email, a handwritten note (yes, they still exist), an article, speech, a report or something else. It takes practice and patience to become proficient. It does not matter what profession or field of endeavor in which you work. To be clear and concise is to respect the reader’s time and position.
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If you advise businesses, besides the guidance you impart, your most valuable product can be a memo, letter or a report. Your report is the only tangible product the client will receive in return for paying your fee. It serves as a historical record of the effort you put forth. It can mask or reveal the quality of the fact-finding or analysis you conducted simply based on how clearly you communicated your information.