Business Communication

Why is it So Hard to Keep it Simple?

October 17, 2016

Keep it simple. How many times have you heard that phrase? A lot, I bet. You probably embrace the concept. Unfortunately, the concept seems unclear to much of the business world. Why is simple so hard? Because we make it that way The story goes that the originator of the K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid) […]

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Why Networking Works Best When You Forget What You’re Doing

September 26, 2016

Have you ever had a coach give you great tips? What would you think if the coach then told you to forget what you’re doing? Would you think he or she was a little crazy? Or at least a bit misguided? I bet you think business networking is great marketing strategy. I agree. But, what […]

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Your Get ‘Er Done Year-End Template

August 29, 2016

Do you start your business year like an Olympic sprinter? You explode out of the blocks Then leap over first quarter obstacles You pace yourself mid-year Then the last quarter hits. Your business muscles scream Your marketing confidence may stumble You may feel like coasting to the finish Sometimes I need a bit of a […]

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My 10 Worst Writing Slip ups

August 15, 2016

If I show you my writing slip ups, will you show me yours? What are writing slip ups? Merriam-Webster defines slip ups as careless errors. A bit harsh, yet accurate. Although I call myself a writer, I am far from immune from the sly slip ups. My fingers tremble over the keyboard while thinking about […]

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Business Communication Evaluation: World’s Simplest Template

August 2, 2016

A funny thing happened on the way to this post. It was supposed to offer business communication evaluation templates. Specifically, for assessing how well you deliver on your business communication basics. I found templates. Lots and lots of templates. However, none (in my humble opinion) effectively captured an overall evaluation. But, then I have a […]

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