The 7 Difference between Professional and Amateurs

Interesting and useful article cite from medium.com. The link is here.

The summarize is as below:

  • Amateurs wait for clarity. Pros take action.
  • Amateurs want to arrive. Pros want to get better.
  • Amateurs practice as much as they have to. Pros never stop.
  • Amateurs leap for their dreams. Pros build a bridge.
  • Amateurs fear failure. Pros crave it.
  • Amateurs build a skill. Pros build a portfolio.
  • Amateurs want to be noticed. Pros want to be remembered.

 

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How to Write Notice

Scenario: You are an administrative staff of Kabuki Sales Corporation of America’s Eastern Regional Office. Your company has been moved to a new office recently. You are asked to send a notice to all customers and partners to inform the new address and phone number.

Example:
Dear Mr. Smith:
As of Monday, July 1, 2008, Kabuki Sales Corporation of America’s Eastern Regional Office will be located in our new offices and warehouse building at 401 Grandiosa Boulevard, Tampa, Florida, 33715. The telephone number for this new location is 550-5428.

Our Manufacturing Division will remain at 2550 Santa Fe Avenue, in St. Petersburg.

I have enclosed our most recent brochure on robotic equipment for your review. I hope you find it interesting.

Your Sincerely
Kevin Johnson

How to Write Announcement

businessenglishScenario: Your company will arrange a two-day Sales Conference. All the sales staff will be invited to the meeting. You are asked to send an email to announce the place, time, arrangement and detailed meeting agenda.

Example:
This year’s sales conference will take place on Thursday, 12 September at the Tudor Gate Hotel, 1 Princes Way, London. All sales staff from regional offices will attend.

Staff will be booked into the Tudor Gate Hotel for two nights, 11 and 12 September, and will return home on the morning of 13 September. All meals will be provided at the hotel from dinner on Wednesday evening to breakfast on Friday morning. On arrival, staff should collect their identity badges and conference folders from the special reception desk in the hotel foyer.

It is expected that the conference timetable will be as follows:
9.00 Sales Manager’s Opening Speech
9.30 New Product Information
10.30 Coffee Break
10.45 New Product Information
12.30 Lunch
2.00 Regional Sales Reports
3.30 Tea
3.45 Regional Sales Reports
5.30 End of Conference

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