8 Tips for writing speeches

Posted by on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Everyone has heard a speech being delivered at some stage of their lives. Some of these speeches have inspired us, others have amused us greatly, while a few may have reviled or even bored us to tears! Some people are blessed with charisma, and regardless of the topic or situation in hand, they are seemingly able to find the right words to deliver a message that is heard. In a nutshell, being heard is the essential purpose of writing a...

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5 Essential Tips to Improve your Business Writing

Posted by on Friday, 24 August 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With everyone from CEO’s to filing staff expected to provide almost instantaneous responses via email these days, the importance of writing clear and concise text is becoming increasingly important. How many times have you had to write several follow up emails to explain the original email, when one could, and should, have sufficed? Never fear, we’re here to help!! 1)      Use clean, concise sentences which are easily understandable....

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8 Tips for Doing Business in China

Posted by on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

1) Understanding and respecting the concept of “face” Chinese and some other Asian cultures pay great importance to the concept of “face”. Essentially, this relates to the fact that Chinese value having, and maintaining at all times, a high status level in the eyes of their peers, as this is crucial to their sense of worth and self-dignity. Retaining face is as important in social life as it is in the business sphere. Thus, causing a...

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