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Easy Fixes to Common Writing Errors

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If, like a lot of us, you have ever written your when you intended to tell someone that you are special to me, or if you wrote bear bones when you wanted to express a lack of resources instead of the skeletal structure of a large mammal then you know small mistakes in word choice can lead to sizable misunderstandings.

Words Matter

Whether you communicate in front of the room, in front of the media, or in writing, we can all use a handy shortcut guide to turn to for those words and expressions.

It’s handy to have a resource for those moments when you can’t remember if you should use affect or effect, i.e. or e.g., your or you’re.

Infographic to the Rescue

I found this infographic from my friends at, an English company that knows a little something about speaking–and writing–the Queen’s English.

The link to infographic is below. It’s worth putting in your bookmarks for that next time you are wondering if your writing problems are affecting or effecting your career.


8 Common Writing Errors That Make You Look Unprofessional (Infographic)


This blog post has been re-published by kind permission of Gerry Sandusky – View the original post .


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Gerry Sandusky, is the New York Times best-selling author of Forgotten Sundays, the play-by-play voice for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, the sports director for Baltimore's WBAL TV, and a noted authority on communication, motivation, perception, and change.

Gerry has won Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for outstanding broadcasts.

The son of former NFL coach, John Sandusky, Gerry has found his own niche in coaching as president of The Sandusky Group, a communications-consulting firm.
The Sandusky Group helps professionals who are experts in their field look, feel, and perform better in front of every audience, and influence that audience. The Sandusky Group shows experts how to shine.

Gerry and his wife founded the Joe Sandusky Fund, to honor Gerry's late brother. The fund grants college scholarships to students who demonstrate passion, talent, initiative, and a drive to fulfil their dreams. Read other posts by

Published On: 9th Feb 2018

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