Learning shorthand or speedwriting is the perfect way to ensure you never miss anything.
Pitman Shorthand and BakerWrite Speedwriting: An Introduction
People speak on average 180 words a minute — that’s 3 words a second. Can you write 3 words a second? Probably not.
Do you have to take minutes of meetings, jot down telephone messages, write long lists of tasks from your manager, and remember those on-the-fly comments? Can you do it quickly? So many of us take notes and yet have no structure or system for writing them.
In recent years, there has been a myth that shorthand is no longer required for most administrative professionals in this digital world. But as most admins know, shorthand is still a sought-after skill.
In the real world, most administrative professionals know that each word is important. And learning shorthand or speedwriting is the perfect way to ensure you never miss anything.
This new, unique recording, Pitman Shorthand and BakerWrite Speedwriting: An Introduction, will enable you to find a system that works for you to improve your efficiency… add to your skills and career development… and give you a chance to avoid the stress of trying to take notes with only longhand techniques.
Learn more about Pitman shorthand and BakerWrite speedwriting from the creator of the BakerWrite method (and former admin), Heather Baker. You will have a unique opportunity to learn the basics of these two systems and find the better one for your needs. You’ll learn:
The principles of Pitman shorthand
How to abbreviate consonants
Positioning to indicate vowels
Some prefixes and suffixes
Shortforms for common words and phrases
The guidelines of BakerWrite speedwriting
Silent letters and vowels
Prefixes and suffixes
Don’t wait another minute! If you find minute-taking and note-taking frustrating and find it hard to keep up, this audio recording is for you. You’ll come away ready to start taking more effective notes, and have an action plan to ensure you can continue to improve.
Anyone, in any role, who takes notes or needs to write more quickly will benefit from this recording.
Mary Ellen Slayter Editor, Administrative Professional Today
P.S. Your satisfaction is unconditionally guaranteed. If Pitman Shorthand and BakerWrite Speedwriting: An Introductionfails to meet your needs, we will refund every penny you paid — no hassles, no questions asked.
Hear a Free 90-Second Clip of Pitman Shorthand and BakerWrite Speedwriting: An Introduction from Heather Baker:
About Your Speaker:
Heather Baker is an experienced trainer who works with administrative professionals around the world facilitating master classes and workshops for administrators of all levels. She is the creator of the BakerWrite Speedwriting system and author of several books, including Speedwriting and Successful Minute Taking. Heather had more than 20 years’ experience as a secretary and personal assistant before setting up Baker Thompson Associates in 2000. She is an Institute of IT Trainers’ Certified Training Practitioner, and holds a Manchester University Certificate of Education and a Paris Chamber of Commerce bilingual secretarial diploma. She is passionate about the role of administration and its importance. Her training methods ensure every attendee is able to relate the activities to their work situations.
Who Should Listen:
Supervisors and managers
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