INTERMISSION BLOG

Write Like a Leader Part 5: The Bottom Line Sandwich

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. - A.A. Milne Congratulations! You’ve officially...

How to Capture Your Readers’ Attention with Concise Writing

I leave out the parts that people skip. —Award-winning writer Elmore Leonard, on why his books are popular Eight seconds. That’s the average human...

Write Like a Leader Part 4: Structuring an Email for Action

Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader’s success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively. -Norman Allen,...

The Key to Strategic Business Writing: The YOU Attitude

What’s the difference between good business writing and strategic business writing? Both are clear, concise, and error free, right? Yes. So, one...

Write Like a Leader Part 3: Stick to Your Subject Line

To write simply is as difficult as to be good. -Somerset Maugham Clear, effective writing is essential for leading high-performance teams—and for...

How to Communicate Data Effectively in Presentations

Contrary to the cliché, numbers do not speak for themselves. Have you ever attended a true data wonk’s presentation? Was it memorable? Did you walk...

Write Like a Leader Part 2: Mastering Direct Sincerity

The only way around is through. -Robert Frost At Ariel, many of our clients approach us in the midst of major organizational change. Their companies...

Our 3 Proven Secrets to Improving Your Team’s Writing Efficiency

Internal communications can be the dust bunnies beneath a company’s couch. Most leaders assume that “outsiders” will not see them. So internal...

Write Like a Leader Part 1: Purpose Inspires Action

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw What does it take to be a great leader?...

Tips for Writing in the Tech Industry

You speak tech. All day, you and your colleagues chatter in tech among yourselves in a language that sounds as impenetrable as Navajo to the rest of...

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