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Know When to Capitalize

Excessive capitalization is widespread in business, particularly in job titles. Know when it’s appropriate to capitalize. People frequently...

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Commas are No Small Matter

Many people think that whether to put a comma before “and” in a series is a trivial issue, but two judges disagreed. For decades, people have...

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Structure Sentences for Variety and Emphasis

A series of short sentences that begin with the subject and verb near the front is boring to read, because the structure is repetitive and the pattern is choppy. Alter the structure to create variety and emphasis.

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By Ken O’Quinn

Focus on Them Focus on Them

As a contributing author in this book on leadership, Ken offers insights and tips for managing difficult conversations, providing effective feedback, and being authentic. Order here.


Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (McGraw-Hill) Perfect Phrases for Business Letters

Provides the right words and phrases for any situation - quickly. The book was reprinted in Japanese because of high-volume sales there.


TD at Work — Business Writing for Managers

The Association for Talent Development invited Ken to write this 22-page booklet for the TD at Work series.

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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

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