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Ten Minute Guide to Effective Business Writing by Steve Dennis, Paula Garrett

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Chapter 3. Framing Your Thinking

In this lesson you learn the value of using a standard framework when writing your memos and are given a framework used for the most common types of business documents.

The Importance of a Framework

Starting with a standard framework when writing a business document jump-starts your thinking and consequently your writing. By knowing the sections you should include in your document, you can easily identify missing information and ensure you incorporate all the data you need to make your document as effective as possible. The framework also enables you to quickly organize your thoughts and evaluate your logic. Using the framework consistently trains your mind to write more efficiently and effectively. The framework ...

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