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Cure Gobbledygook!

Define your objectives, eliminate complexity, and write like a human.



This one-day workshop is fun, thought-provoking, and packed with new ideas and fresh techniques to help you become a clear thinker and effective writer.

You’ll evaluate your own work-related document in class, with in-depth guidance, and personal coaching from an award-winning writer and professor at Harvard Business School and the European School of Economics.

You’ll develop an assignment based on a topic you choose; receive detailed guidance on messaging, revising, and editing your writing; and collaborate with teammates to provide and receive constructive feedback.

Best of all, you’ll finish this energetic class with the confidence and skills you need to:

  • Break out of stale writing habits and write like a human

  • Develop your own compelling writing voice

  • Revise and edit to strengthen your writing

  • Use active writing style to make your message clear

  • Learn and practice a classic structure for persuasive writing

  • Apply your new skills on the job to keep your writing fresh

  • And much more!

Read what recent participants say:

“John is an amazing teacher. He made the course material interesting, relevant, useful, and fun."
Jay McKeown. Geoscience Supervisor
Swift Energy

“One of the best classes I’ve ever been to. Wonderful. Very informative. John kept the subject fun and the ideas flowing.”
Heidi Christian, Application Specialist III
Anadarko Petroleum

“John spoke with such clarity, he really made me aware of the patterns I had developed about writing. I'm ready to put into practice the ideas and processes I learned."
Fazilah Muhammad, Associate Director
KMPG, Singapore

“AWESOME class! This should be a requirement for everyone in our company."
Geri Villanova, Senior Analyst
Spectra Energy

“John is by far the best teacher we've had. He taught us a clear logical thought process for developing an argument, establishing evidence, and supporting claims…a very valuable course."
Julie Nuse, Administrator
Acadian Asset

“John’s approach cures business gobbledygook!"
Judy Chase, Director
Cerulli Associates

“A relaxing and fun class full of excellent ideas and techniques that helped me get over the hurdles of writing on the job.”
Kristine Gonzalez, Workers Comp. Adjustor
Houston Metro Transit Authority


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John Sturtevant
Communication Skills Coach