Peter J. Brennan is a consultant who helps companies improve the writing skills of their employees. He is an expert at turning numbers into great stories.
During his career as a journalist, he has written more than 30,000 articles and headlines. The world's most famous newspapers, including The New York Times and The Washington Post, have published his articles. His stories have also appeared in newspapers in Germany, Mexico, Costa Rica, Venezuela, China, Singapore and South Africa. He's also appeared on TV and radio networks like the BBC, CNN and Bloomberg TV.
He spent 15 years at Bloomberg News where his headlines and articles won dozens of awards for moving the market cap of companies by hundreds of millions of dollars. He worked as a contract writer for companies like PIMCO, one of the world's biggest money managers.
Brennan traveled for a decade in Latin America, covering wars, business, politics and natural disasters. He speaks Spanish.
He won a Kiplinger Fellowship at The Ohio State University.
Currently, Peter is the Financial Editor of the Orange County Business Journal in Southern California where he covers an economy the size of Portugal's.
Established in 1983
Newspapers and magazines have been paying Peter J. Brennan since 1983 to write articles.
To improve your writing in the workplace
Do you write at work?
Are you worried that your writing has mistakes?
When you look for books to improve your writing, they may look dense. Or they might be full of rules -- do this, don't do that. The books may focus on creative writing, which is quite different than business writing.
"How to Write at Work" is full of tips and guidelines -- not rules.
It's a quick read in under three hours. And it's a great reference tool.