Getting a message across on paper and presenting a proposal in a clear and persuasive form are vital skills for anyone in business. "How to Write Reports and Proposals" continues to provide practical pointers for anyone who needs to impress, convince or persuade their colleagues or clients. Using checklists, exercises and examples, it explains how to make a plan of what to write, transfer ideas onto paper and edit them to achieve the best results. There is also invaluable information on the power of language, persuasive writing and presentation. Essential reading for every business person, it will help anyone write appropriately for their target readers and create documents that will achieve the desired results.
Patrick Forsyth runs Touchstone Training & Consultancy based in the U.K. and specialises in marketing, sales and communications skills. He is the author of more than fifty successful business books (with translations into 23 languages). These include: Successful time management, Tough Tactics for Tough Times and How to Write Reports and Proposals (also in this Kogan Page series).