|Average planning and writing time for a one page document||54 minutes|
|Average number of times it’s self-edited or rewritten||4.2 times|
|Average one page of writing (could be a number of brief email messages or one longer document)||500 words|
|Average reading time for managers||200 words per minute|
|Average time to read and edit one page (~500 words)||2.5 minutes|
|Average time to edit a staff member’s writing||50% longer than reading time|
|Average time to clarify written messages (includes reading the first message, reading the reply, preparing a response and collecting new information)||20 minutes per 500 words|
Improved writing skills leads to the following.