ABOUT THE COACHING

The Business Scribe focuses on the context of business as well as personal skills, providing communication coaching that will have the greatest overall effect. Typical program topics are listed below, and courses can be customized to meet specific communication challenges. 

Rebuilt foundations:

 

___ The 10 touch-points of all business communications

___ Communication that gets things done

___ Journalists do this; you should, too

___ Lean/Six Sigma tricks for communicating

___ Project-management communication

Old lessons made new:

___ Building sentences: easy does it

___ Mastering the parallel-structure universe

___ Going places via GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling)

___ Your communication style is your personal brand

___ When less is more and when it’s not

Non-negotiable skills:

___ Responsibility for communicating

___ Grasping your audience’s viewpoint

___ The right tone in using “you”

___ Nuances (and the importance) of courteous communication

___ Special tips for business newcomers

Choose group or one-on-one coaching.

“This is not about re-engineering workplace personalities. It’s about giving you and those you work with a common-language framework tied directly to business so everyone can communicate more effectively with one another.”

— Molly Badgett, The Business Scribe

It helps to relearn some things

That’s because, I’m convinced, you learned it at too young an age the first time! At least where management communications is concerned. And because, regardless of what some people say, practice doesn’t always make perfect; bad habits of communication are only repeated if left unaddressed. But be certain of this: Poor communication habits reflect poorly on you and your company, both internally and externally.

Let The Business Scribe re-introduce relevant rules of writing and thought-organization so you and your team communicate more effectively. I’ll explain productive ways to move business forward through correspondence, and to ground communication in clear and familiar language that breaks barriers to understanding.

I’ll provide specific messages to young managers, in particular, as they take on more responsibility for communicating with others who are important to your organization.

The right mix of know-how

As a seasoned, professional writer who happens to have an MBA and a lot of business experience, too, Molly Badgett draws on a unique combination of insights to teach important skills – particularly in writing and management communications – to promote clearer business communication. She brings the following experience and credentials to her coaching sessions.

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
•  Business writer/marketing communications practitioner; 13 years
•  Corporate communications director for global real estate developer; eight years

TRAINING / EDUCATION
•  Business communications instructor for Georgia State and Brenau universities; 10 years

MARKETING / PUBLIC RELATIONS
•  Product developer and marketer of Minerals Mate; seven years
•  Account executive for three advertising and public relations agencies; eight years
•  Accreditation in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America, 1994 

JOURNALISM
Six years with Gannett Co., Inc.:
•  Desk editor for The Cincinnati Enquirer
•  Corporate writer for employee magazine (34,000 circulation)
•  Assistant news editor for the online version of USA TODAY
•  Reporter, writer and editor for The (Gainesville) Times

DEGREES
•  MBA in marketing from Georgia State University
•  BA in journalism from Brenau University

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