The word "guess" has a positive connotation as opposed to the word "assume" that has
a negative connotation.
Making assumptions always helps expedite the decision-making process, while asking
questions causes unnecessary delay.
Steve is preparing a business proposal that has to be sent to a prospective client. He is
concerned about putting adequate information in the proposal while maintaining quality
in terms of grammar and punctuation. Which of the following should Steve do?
A. Not worry about grammar and punctuation because it does not matter in business
B. Focus on getting the ideas and their organization right
C. Scan for and iron out grammar and punctuation errors in the first draft of the
D. Focus on using complex and ambiguous language