A Checklist for important Business Letters and emails

Written by SB

Write Right - You have an all important business letter or email drafted, proof read and waiting to be sent. Before you dash it off, use this self questionnaire to ensure that you have written to Express and not to Impress.

=> Is it actually necessary? Would a phone call or personal visit do?

=> What isrepparttar purpose ofrepparttar 116814 document? Is it to - Request information / Clarify a stand or position / Pass on information / Request action from your reader/s. Staterepparttar 116815 purpose inrepparttar 116816 first paragraph, preferably inrepparttar 116817 first line.

=> Isrepparttar 116818 document addressed torepparttar 116819 correct person?

=> Do I need to send copies to anyone?

=> If I want something, have I said by what date?

=> If requesting action, am I doing it politely?

Part 2 of 5 - How "Pipe Dreams" Can Become

Written by Jon Kogan

Part 2 of 5 - How "Pipe Dreams" Can Become Realities! 2004, Jon Kogan, All Rights Reserved. http://www.zivomarketing.com


Now'srepparttar time to evaluate your life and your desires. Go ahead and test yourself - nobody's looking. Try to find out what your inner desires really are. Once you know, you can formulate a plan of action, and then achieve your goals.

Right now, write down three things you want. Don't spend time thinking about them - just write them down. You may be surprised at what you want. Can you see any relation torepparttar 116813 types of desires most sought for?

What accomplishment are you most proud of? What make you happy enough to be content, to feel totally relaxed, and to slide back with a smile on your face.

Without dwelling on failures, mistakes, or past ill feelings, quickly listrepparttar 116814 important accomplishments or your life. Think aboutrepparttar 116815 places you went to,repparttar 116816 relationships you encountered,repparttar 116817 education you received. Consider your job changes and positions, andrepparttar 116818 achievements related to work.

Put a star next torepparttar 116819 most important accomplishments of your life. Is there any correlation withrepparttar 116820 list ofrepparttar 116821 three things you want most?


Before you go any further with your life, make a list for your future. Write it down - don't just think it. What would you like to accomplish inrepparttar 116822 next ten years? A new house, a high-paying position, a home in a new city, a trip aroundrepparttar 116823 world?

Break that list down into those things you'd like to accomplish inrepparttar 116824 next five years. Then make one further division intorepparttar 116825 next six months. What can you do inrepparttar 116826 next few months to further you towards your long-term goals?


My most important desires are:

In my lifetime,repparttar 116827 most important things I've accomplished:

If I looked back on my lifetime in 20 years, I'd like to have accomplished:

Within 10 years, I'd like to achieve:

Within 5 years, I'd like to achieve:

Inrepparttar 116828 next six months to a year, these arerepparttar 116829 things I'm going to do to work towards by goals:

Regardless of your family commitments or your personal relationships; regardless of your business enterprises or any false sense of achievement, what do you really want?

Give yourself credit for your past accomplishments, and give yourself credit for your future achievements. You can and will attain all your goals, both long-term and short-term if you approach them in a step-by-step fashion and if you believe that they are worthwhile for you.


Although you can be considerate of your environment and allrepparttar 116830 people in it, first consider yourself. Your well-being, your happiness, your success. Make a pact with yourself right now that you will achieve your goals. And make them realistic to reach. Then one by one, make your own liferepparttar 116831 success it deserves.


An important step in achieving goals is to be able to relax. You'll get nowhere is your body and mind are nervous and jumping from one place or idea to another. In order to focus on your goal you must center your being.

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