Pro Communicator: The Work In Progress

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There is an ample amount of information one needs to understand in order to communicate professionally. First, it’s best to understand as to why communication is so important in the work environment. Both Susan Adams of Forbes and Kyle Weins of iFixit are sticklers of grammar and understands why grammar is essential. I plan to make a career in multimedia art and animation and to do that I need to have communication skills of a professional. In order for me to get to that point I have to self-evaluate my abilities and comprehend what needs to be done to improve. Only with accomplishing these goals will being able to communicate professionally be possible.
Good grammar is very important in the work environment. This conclusion was gathered after reading articles from both Susan Adams and Kyle Wiens. Having good grammar shows attention for detail. That often means being good at catching errors and inconsistencies. This also shows the ability to exercise critical thinking with intelligence many employers look for according to Kyle Wiens. That said, being capable of good grammar shows a person is less prone to pauses in replies to inquiries. The use of grammar is prevalent especially in social media and emails. As according to Susan Adams, exercising eloquence in grammar online and offline can add to credibility. It shows a great deal of respect to whoever one talks to since it shows they are paying attention to them and their words. (Adams) Because of this, good grammar is viewed as fairly positive for business. (Wiens) When applying these skills in writing and conversations, it makes itself present in the professional workplace.
In order for me to enter the profession of multimedia art and animation, I need to have great communicati...

... middle of paper ... requires more work than most would believe. As established by Adams and Wiens, good grammar is what can make the difference in future endeavors for a career. Even for me to enter my dream career, I have to be able to have my verbal and nonverbal communication skills in check. Therefore, I will continue to critique my own work and make improvements for my future endeavors. With this understanding, I believe this is what one needs to communicate like a professional.

Works Cited:
Adams, Susan. "Why Grammar Counts At Work." Forbes. 20 Jul 2012: n. page. Web. 28 Oct. 2013. .
Wiens, Kyle. "I Won't Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here's Why." Harvard Business Review: HBR Blog Network. 20 Jul 2012: n. page. Web. 28 Oct. 2013.
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