Article by Ken O’Quinn in Communication World magazine Don Murray, a former Pulitzer Prize winner and author of 10 books on writing, always said he was still a young writer trying to learn his craft. Writing - You Never Master the...
Article by Ken O’Quinn in Internal Comms Hub magazine By improving the clarity, persuasiveness, and tone of your communications, you can have a longer-lasting and positive impact on your audience. How language choices can make or break your...
Article by Ken O’Quinn in the Journal of Employee Communication Management Managers often alienate the writers they supervise, and then wonder why they don’t improve. Being a “coaching editor” inspires writers and avoids the adversarial...
Article by Ken O’Quinn in Insights magazine Using please and thank you in a persuasive message can make you more likable, but it takes more than that to over resistance to persuasion. Being a Persuasive...
If you want to persuade your superior to promote you over someone else, you could emphasize what you have accomplished, …
Praise from Clients
The feedback from the 40+ communicators who participated in the workshops was overwhelmingly positive. He is passionate about good writing, and it is contagious when he presents. We’re already planning to have him back.
Ken’s writing workshops received the highest evaluations of any training we’ve done in my five years here.
Kristi WilkinsSenior Director of Marketing CommunicationsPacific Gas & Electric
I am pleased to announce we will be modifying our press release format. The new format is in line with the recommendations of Ken O’Quinn, who has conducted the writing workshops for worldwide PR. While they may seem subtle, the changes are powerful when it comes to conveying a strong, clear message.
Kristin HollinsVice President of CommunicationsOracle
I learned more helpful tips than in any other writing course in the past 40 years. As an engineer, knowing the “why” is important.
David EiermanMotorola Solutions
What a teacher you are. In your brief session, you taught me four valuable things.
Chet Burgerone of the pioneers of PR in America
Participating in your course was one of my best experiences in the past few years. It was such a pleasure to be in a room full of people whose goal was to strengthen their writing, and you did a fantastic job of leading the class.
That was a great presentation. We’re getting rave reviews. It was new information, thoughtfully presented and highly interactive. We loved it! Let’s discuss having you come back.
Laura HamburgPresidentStamford IABC chapter
You are such an interesting, knowledgeable, and entertaining speaker. Feedback was uniformly enthusiastic.
Beth CookPresidentRichmond chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute