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TQI Word Power Skills

MAIN INFO

  • FOUNDER

    Fiona Talbot

  • WIN DATE

    16th October 2010

  • LOCATION

    Chester, Cheshire

  • CATEGORIES

    Business Services, Consultants, Management Training, Education, Training, Human Resource Training

  • WEBSITE

    www.wordpowerskills.com

MY BUZZ

My buzz is all about helping others buzz - through word power and writing with impact in the social media age. My business books sell globally. My training, e-editing and proofreading services help companies of every size and type (all over the UK and abroad) ensure their words are saying what they are meant to say: clearly, correctly and professionally. I’ll post my press coverage and published articles in my blogs on this great new site.

MY BIO

I co-founded a communication consultancy in Rotterdam that helped multi-nationals improve their use of English as an international business language. I now run TQI Word Power Skills, a Business Writing Skills Consultancy. TQI runs workshops and delivers individual coaching at all levels in all types of business - from Directors of blue chip companies down to more junior staff in smaller companies – here and abroad. I am the author of the Better Business English series, published worldwide by Kogan Page, in addition to writing articles for Personnel Today, British Airways and Call Centre Focus (CCF) magazine among others. The Times and the Sunday Times have also published short features on my business and my books. My latest book on Global Business English is now available on Amazon, other book stores and my publisher's website (Kogan Page). It's packed with tips on successful business writing for social media - as well as emails, reports, minutes, presentations etc

MY BUSINESS TIPS

Five Word Power tips to get you and your business noticed for the right reasons! 1. Great communication isn’t just about talking or writing. It’s about knowing when and how to listen too. 2. Do you do yourself justice every time you write? If not, why not? You don’t want to stay in the shadows do you? Try making every piece of writing about your business - e.g. e-mails, blogs, websites, order confirmations, presentation slides (the list is endless!) - your opportunity to shine. 3. Whether you're speaking or writing, always appreciate your audience :-) 4. We smile with our mouths. We can even smile with our eyes. Don’t forget we should also smile with our words, as an integral part of our customer service. 5. Writing is the prime driver of social media today – but don’t automatically assume readers are going to be interested in what you write. You have to do some leg work… and pull out some word power to make what you write interesting!

RT @EdDeCosta: Chance favors the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur #GetEdified
It helps careers to write effectively at work... Professionalism matters, engagement + results too #skills https://t.co/tCyDDyFuaz
@BusinessFF_com It’s why my books are recommended reading at business schools globally, I’m pleased to say! Responsive companies do adapt!
Oh, the challenges of #businesscommunication today! So many getting it so wrong, not aligning #social with consistency in #brand identity...

MY OFFERS

10% off the TQI CONCIERGE e-help service for #SBS Winners

TQI CONCIERGE© service - virtual assistance that will let your readers see clear, mistake-free written messages that consistently reflect your...

MY LATEST BLOG POSTS

London Book Fair 2016

I'm delighted that the social media edition of my latest book 'How to Write Effective Business English' is being presented at the London...

Smart Business Writing in the Digital Age

My latest book was published yesterday (3 Feb). It is a revamped and updated Edition of my much-loved Business English writing primer. This...

TQI now on google+ ....

I'm new to google+ and here is my  g+ 'business profile' .... now with some added content

It's English ..... but not as we know it

One of my books was featured in the Sunday Times soon after publication. It was a little while ago but the message remains the same i.e....

Speaking the same language? Don't be misunderstood

Here's a bit of light relief with a serious message

10 tips on global communication

Whether English is your first or second language, it's crucial to get yourself understood. In this article I share my top ten tips on global...