Career Development

What is Speedwriting?

By - November 25, 2019

Heather Baker explains how speedwriting can help you take notes in a quick and efficient way
Career Development

I feel the need, the need for speed

By - November 25, 2017

Technology 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 »
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PROFILE – Heather Baker

By - January 25, 2015

Heather Baker is an International speaker, trainer and author, and the creator of the BakerWrite speedwriting system

And now the case for speedwriting!

By - March 25, 2012

Does 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 - July 25, 2011

Adam 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 »