Barbara Minto was McKinsey’s first female MBA professional hire. She was with the firm from 1963-1973. She is best known for developing the Minto Pyramid Principle.Continue reading “Minto Pyramid Principle”
Bill Birchard on The Science of Strong Business Writing.
Bill Birchard wrote an article for Harvard Business Review (July-August 2021) titled The Science of Strong Business Writing.Continue reading “Bill Birchard on The Science of Strong Business Writing.”
How to ask for feedback on your writing: The ABCD Framework
Nathan Baschez wrote a Twitter thread about how to ask for feedback on your writing. Continue reading “How to ask for feedback on your writing: The ABCD Framework”
Orwellian Word Games: Honest communication at risk
Seth Barron wrote an article for City Journal titled Orwellian Word Games.
« A new law in California bans the use, in official documents, of the term “at risk” to describe youth identified by social workers, teachers, or the courts as likely to drop out of school, join a gang, or go to jail. » Continue reading “Orwellian Word Games: Honest communication at risk”
Strategy Needs Good Words
Martin Weigel wrote a blog post titled Strategy Needs Good Words. Continue reading “Strategy Needs Good Words”
Why Writing Better Will Make You a Better Person
Bob Fischer and Nathan Nobis wrote an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education titled Why Writing Better Will Make You a Better Person. Continue reading “Why Writing Better Will Make You a Better Person”
The Writer’s Practice
P.L. Thomas wrote a review of The Writer’s Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing by John Warner. Continue reading “The Writer’s Practice”