24 Aug '12, 5pm

New post : Are you successfully convincing others; the role, expert or person you claim to be? Not sure? Read on...

New post : Are you successfully convincing others; the role, expert or person you claim to be? Not sure? Read on...

I was at a seminar today and during a sharing session, we were making introductions in groups on what we do for a living and our message to our audience. There was this lady beside me, whose message was funny, ambiguous and led us all to “think” in an erm… obscene manner, which in a humorous light, brought laughter to the table. Hence we made some comments to restructure the Grammar so it would sound more precise. She was then quick to point out that she is a “Professional English Writer”. However, in the whole one hour of the entire session, I do not recall her saying a single line of English that is proper and unbroken. Being absolutely Singaporean, there is certainly no issues with communicating in Singlish, but in a business context, I can’t help but wonder if I would ever engage her to write for me. Now, not that I deny her capabilities or professionalism. But there i...

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