Writing skills

5 Things to Look for in an Exceptional Writer


1. Good Listener – Attentive and focused, able to ‘hear and feel between the lines’

2. Asks Smart Questions – Related or unrelated to the project, both are relevant

3. Risk Taker – Confidence to go beyond accepted norms with respect, pliancy and caring

4. Speaks Up – Cuts to the chase on difficult issues to save time, money and energy

5. Passion and Respect for Writing Well – Words with life, purpose and longevity