I recently invested in the online version of the AP Stylebook, ditching the 2007 print version I’d picked up at a used book sale. I’m loving it! While I usually … Continue reading
I just finished reading a new book that may bring comfort to anyone who has lost a loved one. If nothing else, “They Serve Bagels in Heaven” is a thought-provoking and interesting read. … Continue reading
Do you start to sweat just at the thought of having to get in front of a group, give a speech or make a presentation in public? I know exactly … Continue reading
It may sound like an oxymoron, but can you name a TV commercial that’s a great example of word of mouth marketing? Think Burlington’s “Brag About It” campaign. It may sound weird since a TV commercial is a paid promotion and word of mouth marketing (WOMM, WOM marketing) is the exact opposite…
Even ace writers, working in their native language, struggle with getting their words and messages just right… the nuances of meaning, the turn of the phrase… So, imagine the challenges of translating a highly-technical business document. Bad translations and funny mistakes often result.
Looking great in pictures has nothing to do with being beautiful. In fact, have you ever seen Oprah Winfrey without makeup? She’s not the beauty that she usually appears to be. … Continue reading
Here’s a link to a fascinating Q&A interview of CFO Armen Miamidian on how sales and finance can work together to improve bottom-line profits.
Did you ever wonder how successful businesses came up with their company name, or how to pick a great name for your own new business? You’d be surprised at how some … Continue reading
New Year’s resolutions for life and career. How to land a job. Succeed in your career. Find new friends and professional groups. Improve work-life balance. Donate to community…
Telecommunications tips for business and home. Surviving a power outage, hurricane or super storm. From tech gadgets and cloud technology to Facebook, land lines and more.
To all those affected by Hurricane Sandy, I thought I’d share some information that may help those in need, after last week’s devastating storm.
Is your business ready for a weather emergency? I’m talking about personnel policies and procedures. Get these free tips and resources…