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Written Communication

Definition:  Expresses facts and ideas in writing in a clear, convincing and organized manner.

Ideas for Developing this Competency: 

  • Volunteer to record the minutes of your staff meetings.
  • Provide written input for briefing papers or reports.
  • Write letters to friends and relatives.
  • Write an article for your employee newsletter.
  • Keep a journal.
  • Write a synopsis of a program you have watched or a book you have read.  Have a colleague whose writing skills you admire critique your product.
     
  • Buy and use a style guide.
     
  • Use the grammar enhancement tools in your word processor.
     
  • Learn and use a new word each day.

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