Working to be an effective worker

Working to be an effective worker

Once upon a morning commute, a group of enthusiastic 30-somethings were discussing good business practice over their morning teas and coffees on the train. One person in particular brought up the famous self-help book from the late 1980s: The 7 Habits of Highly...
English varieties in action

English varieties in action

There are many different forms of English around the world. The two largest standard varieties are British and American – let’s call these BrE and AmE for ease of discussion. Other varieties include, amongst others: Australian English, Canadian English, Hong Kong...
How literary techniques can enrich your writing

How literary techniques can enrich your writing

Literary techniques, also known as literary devices, can offer some neat tricks to boost business writing. That means your teachers were right – you can actually use the study of Shakespeare in the real world! First off: good use of synonyms A thesaurus can be a...