Monthly Archives: November 2012

Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise

Learn to clarify and streamline your writing by using straightforward words and stronger nouns and verbs at this online seminar offered by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Dec. 13 Enroll now. Poynter is one of … Continue reading

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A love-hate relationship with thank you notes

Here’s an interesting take on the power of thank you notes. The Art of the Thank You Notes. A simple form of communication, thank you notes benefit both parties. Yet, I have had a love-hate relationship with thank you notes … Continue reading

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Thank You for Listening

More good stuff on listening brings to mind that old adage: We have two ears and one mouth for a reason. Thank You for Listening.

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No wonder listening is so hard

The reason humans find it so hard to be good listeners is beautifully explained in today’s NYTimes,”The Science and Art of Listening,” a piece by Seth Horowitz, an auditory neuroscientist at Brown University. Potential distractions flood your ears every fifty-thousandth … Continue reading

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