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  • Work on Soft Skills to Achieve Hard Numbers

    With industry mega-deals and micro-analysis of cents-per-share in the limelight from boardrooms to cubicles, the impact of human relations on business can be underestimated. "Soft stuff" some people call it.   Yet, research shows that intangibles such as effective communications, goodwill, and relationships account for half of companies' financial measure. Hard numbers come to life through custome...

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  • 10 Planning Strategies to Reduce Writing Time

    For most professionals, writing is a primary part of their job, even though it’s a painful task for many. The good news is that spending more time planning will enable you to streamline the writing process and will result in more effective documents.   While planning may seem like an extra step in the process, it’s necessary to help you streamline the writing process and write more cogent, targete...

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  • Wasted Effort on Editing

    Supervisors and others whose job is not to edit their staff's work end up doing so anyway, which can be a waste of time. To ensure that your team can write more effectively, they need strategies. And that's what a Hurley Write course offers.

  • Readability Studies Help Writers Plan, Write and Revise More Effectively

    When writers understand how readers read, it's easier for them to plan, write, and revise. That's why we teach participants research-based strategies on readability to help them plan, write, and revise more effectively and efficiently.

  • Writing as Problem-Solving

    Writing and problem-solving use the same skill set. Applying problem-solving skills to writing can help writers plan and write more cogent, targeted documents.

  • The ROI of Writing Training

    Companies often don't realize how much they can save in time and resources when their staff has the proper training to plan, write, and revise effectively and efficiently.

Hurley Write, Inc.

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  • 8 Tips to Help Science and Engineering Professionals Spend Dramatically Less Time Writing

    “How many of you enjoy writing and write daily?”   Our eyes pan across the room. Not a single hand is raised. Not one.   This scene plays out again and again during our writing training classes for scientists and engineers. Yet if you’re a scientist or engineer, chances are you actually spend a tremendous amount of time writing. Researchers find that many engineers spend more than 40% of their wo...

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  • 5 Talent-Related Consequences of Poor Writing for Organizations

    How much does poor writing cost? A lot. Well-known writing expert Josh Bernoff has quantified the cost of poor writing for US businesses at $396 billion. Yes, billion.   To be frank, however, the cost of poor writing may not be quantifiable to that level of precision. As Bernoff notes, “Poor writing creates a drag on everything you do”; some of the drags—consequences—are both very real and impossi...

  • How Poor Writing is a Triple-Revenue Killer

    In a new white paper available for direct download, “The Consequences of Poor Writing,” we discuss six ways that poor writing can hurt your business. As the white paper details, poor writing Costs sales and business Costs time Can damage morale and undermine respect in the workplace Can hurt your organization’s brand Can be dangerous Means lost ideas   Let’s t...

  • Communication Shipwrecks: Part 2

    4 Communication Shipwrecks, and What Your Company Can Learn From Them   Communication shipwrecks are communication disasters. They can result in embarrassment for a company’s brand, loss of customers, upset employees—even injuries and deaths. And they’re actually fairly common, even for high-profile people and companies.   In the articles “Communication Shipwrecks: Part One” and “Communication Shi...

  • 4 Ways That Poor Communication Can Be Costly For Your Business

    4 Ways That Poor Communication Can Be Costly For Your Business   Research cited by SHRM reveals that for companies with 100,000 employees, the average annual cost of inadequate communication is $62.4 million. For companies with 100 employees, the cost is calculated at $420,000 per year.   Those are staggering numbers and may even be understated; it’s probably impossible to account for every cost o...

  • Consider Work Instructions for Consistent Outcomes

    In our last blog, we covered the importance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) in maintaining quality, protecting the public and employees, and meeting compliance and security regulation demands. SOPs are vital documents that lay out the who, what, when, and where for important procedures in your industry or organization. But what about the “how” in that equation? That’s where work instru...

  • Understand the Case for Standard Operating Procedures

    Deadly fires. Massive oil spills. Although technical or mechanical failures might play parts in such disasters and many others like them, another problem shares culpability: misused or poorly constructed standard operating procedures (SOPs). SOPs are integral parts of quality control and risk reduction. From aerospace manufacturing to pharmaceutical production and customer service practices,...

  • Something’s “Wrong” with the Top 12 Employee Learning Content Areas

    When we recently read an ERC article on rising trends in employee training and development, we couldn’t help but think that something was “wrong” about this ranking of learning content by content area in the Association for Talent Development’s State of the Industry Report: Managerial and Supervisory 13.0% Profession or Industry Specific 10.6% Mandatory and Compliance 10.3% ...

  • Does Writing Training Work?

    US organizations with 100 or more employees spend more than $70 billion per year on training, according to Training magazine’s 2016 Training Industry Report. Yet industry analysts find that many organizations waste that money on training that is ineffective or doesn’t stick.   Is the same true of writing training? After all, isn’t it more likely to be ineffective than other training because people...

  • 10 Best Writing Tips for 2017

    Our favorite business writing tips for 2017 are all about achieving one goal: reaching readers more effectively. Reaching readers more effectively—getting them to consume, understand, and be persuaded by our content—is how we as writers achieve what we want.   Two factors make reaching readers more challenging today: Readers face an ongoing, ever-increasing barrage of written conten...

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