Getting The Right Message Across: 12 Ways To Improve Your Professional Writing Skills

The art of written communication is a much more nuanced representation of language than speaking. With face-to-face interaction, both verbal and nonverbal cues offer a more in-depth understanding of the speaker's mood. When writing, there aren't as many cues that can be used to infer the speaker's tone or feeling.

Misinterpretation could lead to broken relationships or a failure to communicate details of a task successfully, but interpersonal communication can't always happen face-to-face, so mastering the art of writing is a necessity. Below, 12 members of Forbes Coaches Council offer their best techniques that professionals can adopt to have better success with their written communication.