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Commonly Misused Words in Business

Learn to write and communicate effectively and with better clarity of which words to use and where to use them.

Credibility is vital in today's business communications; however, even one word used in error can undermine the message and even the credibility of an entire organization. This interesting and much-needed topic will cover common word usage errors from 'who' vs. 'whom' to 'undoubtably' vs. 'undoubtedly' and other confusing word pairs. This presentation will clear up confusion around personal pronouns, abbreviations, other often misused business words, and more.

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Agenda

Commonly Confused Word Pairs

  • Homophones and Homonyms
  • Similar Words - Different Meanings
  • Tips to Avoid Errors

Personal Pronouns

  • Who vs. Whom
  • Me, Myself, and I
  • The Singular They: When and Where to Use It

More Commonly Misused Words

  • Words to Watch out for
  • Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives - the Errors We Make
  • Abbreviations - Get It Right
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This course was last revised on June 22, 2021.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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Januarie Wood

Januarie Wood

UltraLifeSolutions, LLC

  • An international speaker and trainer, intuitive sales copy editor, and business coach
  • Has conducted over 1,200 seminars in business writing, grammar, stress management, time management, and advanced communication skills throughout the U.S. and Canada
  • Loves to help people get their 'aha!'
  • Lives by the idea that through work-life balance, we honor our true nature, and we thrive
  • Does sales copy editing and coaching for entrepreneurs, while also working as an international seminar leader and a life coach for women who think too much
  • Spent eight years writing copy for The Hypnosis Offices, including ads for television, radio, and print; her press releases and pitch letters won the company spots on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX news programs; as well as articles in 417 magazine, Springfield magazine, The News Leader, and the cover of the local Business Journal
  • Has spoken for Wichita State University, Cal Poly University, Justice Jewelers, Los Angeles Circuit Courts, Kansas City School Board, Fort Belvoir, Tusculum College, and more
  • Can be contacted at 816-803-3457, https://www.linkedin.com/in/januarie-wood-8511155, Twitter.com/CopyCoach, or MyCopyCoach.com
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Product ID: 409016
Published 2021
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