Consider Your Audience When Writing

I’ve been writing a lot the past year, whether it be for work, personal, or personal work. I’ve found that  readers most of the time fall into one of four categories:I don’t get it. I hear you, but WE have a long way to go before getting there so I’m going to stop listening right […]

I Propose A New Course of Study: ‘New World’ Communications Etiquette

A little reminder that we could probably all benefit from a series of webinars on the following (and more I’m sure but just can’t think of it): Email Etiquette: How many punctuations is too many? What other subtle nuances do you need to know about communicating in a non face-to-face environment? Do people understand the […]

Can I Pitch In? vs Need Any Help?

This morning one of the casual carpoolers I picked up said “Can I pitch in a dollar?” as an offering to counter the $2.50 Bay Bridge Carpool Toll that went into effect July 1, 2010.Immediately I thought to myself – what a great way to offer assistance without projecting any negative connotation.When you’re asking someone […]