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17
Dec

The debate on “Uptalking”

Having read Marybeth Seitz-Brown’s essay on linguistics and “uptalk” on Slate, I can say she is correct on every point except one: communicating WITH her audience. Years ago, I traveled to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan to help sell a marketing concept to audiences who mostly spoke english. Fortunately, beforehand I’d done some homework, and […]

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09
Jul

Advice from the Great Ones

Had to share this recent post from Fast Company with great counsel from Lee Clow and George Lois. I especially like Lois’ quote on getting the great work done. I look in the mirror and I work with the brightest person I know,” he says. He advises that you need to trust and believe in […]

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31
Jan

Working Remotely – Begin With the End in Mind

Having been on the good and flawed sides of remote-work assignments, I can vouch for the need to correctly induct a new remote team member into your organization. Starting this relationship with a little extra care and energy (remember efforts that ‘meet halfway’ often don’t touch) from the folks at home base means the world […]

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