Maybe thousands of followers are not as critical as a few real-life, 3D, corporeal, flesh-and-blood connections that see me and whom I see.
From “We’re Done” to “Say More”
Remember the last time you tried to change someone's mind? How you set up your argument may make the difference between convincing your listener and having them walk away.
3 Reasons Imagination Belongs in Your Communication Kit
If you are only developing communication by logic, I’m here to tell you that you will be surprised at the dots you can connect by falling back into your dream state.
Stuffy Storytelling? 4 Fresh Takes on Creating Stories that Inspire and Entertain
Telling a truly good story - one that connects with your audience and compels them to act - is hard. Refresh your storytelling with these four tips.
3 C’s That Combat Quiet-Quitting
Contribution, Community, and Challenge Work can drip with meaning. For example: when I teach, there are those moments when I break down a concept, and I see an “Aha!” light flash over my student’s head. Another example: in a casual work conversation with a colleague, I watch as they hear their own voice explaining something …
Don’t Use That (Brand) Voice with Me
When the only conversation a company will entertain leads you to buy their product, it can feel manipulative. Content that invites instead of leads is worth the extra effort and risk.
5 Ways to Handle Criticism like a Pro
Feedback from clients is part of the writing process. When the feedback feels overwhelmingly critical, how do you respond in a professional way? Give up? Yell? Or say thanks and learn from it?
Tell Me My Story
The winsome logic of a story pulls people into a different, believable world.
Sift and Synthesize
Sifting through notes, emails, memos, and research to find the really important stuff is a crucial part of the writing process. How do you find the story amidst the facts?
How to Read a Paper: Where to Start and When to Stop
Ever feel lost while glancing through a research paper? Papers can be intimidating, especially when they are outside your area of expertise. Let's discuss how to get your bearings and know where to start and when to stop reading a paper.