Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Writing revisions

Well worth the time! (To read the article and to revise frequently :) )

The Age of the Both/And CEO - Conversation Starter - HarvardBusiness.org:
"1 to 5 recipients = 2 to 4 revisions
5 to 10 recipients = 8 to 12 revisions
Company-wide or to Executive Committee = 30 to 50 revisions

Even the simplest missive to one person benefits from a couple of extra passes, and if it's going to the management committee, expect everyone to have changes (and changes to those changes).

Here's a checklist to consider when revising:"

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