Part 1: Sentences
Writing is a company’s lifeblood. Ideas live in writing, ever growing and adapting. Communications endure in writing, often bearing the hardship of…
Writing is a company’s lifeblood. Poor writing stagnates companies. Great writing grows companies. Why? It’s because writing is the most common medium…

February 2021

Writing signals intelligence and competence. Good writers are perceived to be intelligent and competent. Poor writers are perceived to be not…
Most people are bad at writing and don’t know it. Most good writers overestimate the abilities of poor writers. These gaps between perceived and actual…
Writing is like any other skill. The best way to improve is through deliberate practice. Ericsson et al. first defined deliberate practice in 1993 as…
Writing is an integral part of learning. Learning requires understanding. Understanding requires people to build connections between their own thoughts…

January 2021

Critical thinking and problem solving are life’s most valued skills. Have them, and you’re well on your way to a successful, well-paying career…
Welcome to The Occasional Post by me, Brad. I make people better communicators, writers, and thinkers. Co-founder & CEO of Prompt. Former McKinsey…