Before putting pen to paper, ask yourself:
- Who is your audience?
- What is the purpose of the briefing?
- Are there other colleagues I need to involve?
- What is the process for obtaining clearance?
- What is the deadline and how am I going to meet it?
Take some time now to think about a briefing you are writing, or may soon need to write. In your notes answer these 5 questions.
Which were the hardest questions to answer for you and why?
Which question is the most important for you?
Share your reflections below.