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Global written communications from The Holst Group from Writing Dynamics

7 Written Communication Tips For International Audiences

7 Written Communication Tips For International Audiences Written communication is the most formal form of communication and therefore needs great attention to detail. When writing to an international audience, you must be extra meticulous and culturally sensitive. 1. Use titles … More

Presentation leader from Think On Your Feet from The Holst Group

5 Things to Avoid Before a Presentation

5 Things to Avoid Before a Presentation A presentation is only as good as its presenter. Often a presentation goes awry not because the presenter was ill prepared or nervous, but because of some bad decisions made right before the … More

Creativity and survival from Edward de Bono from The Holst Group

Classic de Bono: … Survival

Classic de Bono: … Survival Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. Survival  No one likes to think that survival of an organisation depends … More

Creative thinking from The Holst Group

Classic de Bono: ..doing..

Classic de Bono: ..doing.. Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. ..doing..  I may well have covered this subject before and this may well … More

Change communication from Writing Drnamics from The Holst Group

Writing Effective Change Messages

Writing Effective Change Messages Communicating change is hard not just for those receiving the news but for those crafting the messages as well. A poorly-crafted change message can create unnecessary ill-will and resentment, even in those who might otherwise welcome … More

Key from de Bono from The Holst Group

Classic de Bono: … Possibility

Classic de Bono: … Possibility Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. Possibility  As so often happens, language is short of many words. We … More

Opposites

Classic de Bono: … Language 2

Classic de Bono: … Language 2 Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. Language – 2 If you say “you do not want dirty … More

Language word ball

Classic de Bono: … Language

Classic de Bono: … Language Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. Language I continue to be appalled at the inadequacies of language. In … More

Singing

5 Reasons Learning to Sing Can Help You Present

5 Reasons Learning to Sing Can Help You Present Do you sing in the shower but are afraid to speak in front of groups? If so, you might just have the secret weapon you need to teach yourself to present … More

Ripples

Classic de Bono: … Doctor of Design

Classic de Bono: … Doctor of Design Over the years Dr Edward de Bono has shared great insights through his messages. This series of blogs revisits some of those highlights. Doctor of Design By the time you read this message … More

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