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Clear Thinking = Clear Writing

Friday, August 12, 2011, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL  
Elene M Cafasso
Professional Development event
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Be sure to provide your email address. A reminder email and webinar access Instructions will be emailed to registrants the evening of Thursday, August 11.

"Clear Thinking = Clear Writing "  Webinar, Friday August 12, 2011

Have you ever said, 'I know what I want to say; I just don't know how to say it'? Chances are the problem is that your thinking isn't quite clear enough.

In this session you will learn how to:
•Identify connection between thinking and writing.
•List common obstacles to clear thinking and writing.
•Develop techniques to overcome the obstacles.

About the Speaker

Jane Ranshaw is president of Jane Ranshaw & Associates, which provides training and communication consulting services. She conducts her own proprietary workshops on effective writing, creating business cases and proposals, internal consulting, and managing relationships.  A member of the Adjunct Faculty at DePaul University, she teaches graduate courses on enterprise resource planning, consulting, and change management in the School of Computer and Digital Media.  She also presents seminars on writing and communications for the American Management Association.


Jane completed her MBA at The University of Chicago and her BS degree in Business at Indiana University. She is certified in a variety of training and organizational approaches.  Her education and business experience give her a unique perspective on the challenges facing organizations today.  Read the article, "Gender or generation gap" in which Jane is quoted in the August 1, 2011 issue of Crain's Chicago Business.  Scroll to about half way down the article.


Today, Jane is President of The University of Chicago Women's Business Group (UCWBG). Other positions include former co-editor of Training Today, the award-winning magazine of the Chicago Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (CCASTD). She has also been President of the Independent Writers of Chicago (IWOC).  Her current books include Quick Guide to Grammar and Style and 101 Tips for Marketing Your Services. She has a chapter titled “Managing Relationships in the Performance Improvement Process” in the recently-published Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace: Volume I by Pfeiffer.


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