I feel the need, the need for speed
By Claire Lister - November 25, 2017Technology is not always the answer to increased productivity says Claire Lister In today’s fast-paced working world we all want to be able to put our foot on the accelerator pedal to help us get through the mountain of tasks that have come our way. Technology undoubtedly helps us be efficient and responsive, but I... Read more »
And now the case for speedwriting!
By Heather Baker - March 25, 2012Does note-taking fill you with worry? There is an easier way says Heather Baker I read with delight the article by Adam Fidler in Issue 3 of Executive Secretary last year. Adam and I both agree that shorthand is a wonderful skill that shouldn’t be lost. I originally learned Pitman shorthand in 1971, first at... Read more »
Shorthand and Speedwriting – What’s the Difference?
By Adam Fidler - July 25, 2011Adam Fidler explains the difference between speedwriting and shorthand Two of the biggest questions I get asked by new students who want to learn shorthand is what type of shorthand they should be learning, and what the difference is between speedwriting and shorthand. It’s quite simple. A system of speedwriting is when someone uses a... Read more »