Why Written Communication Matters
Business Writing Style Advice
- A Founder's Guide to Writing Well
Dave provides advise on business writing style, including: 1. Use short, simple words. 2. Let your verbs do the work. 3. Eliminate a̶l̶l̶ unnecessary words. 4. Use simple verb tenses. 5. Avoid the passive tense.
Writing for Strategy and Decisions
- Land your strategy by writing great pre-reads
Brad explains why a 2-page document, a "pre-read", has led to better product strategy review meetings than a slide deck. He then provides a process for how to write them, and 9 detailed best practice tips.
- The Pyramid Principle
Ameet explains the three parts of McKinsey's pyramid principle for business writing: 1. Start with the answer first. 2. Group and summarize your supporting arguments. 3. Logically order your supporting ideas.