Book Publishing myths

Myths Versus Facts in Book Writing and Publishing

Anybody can write and publish a book today. If you don’t believe it, read Brent Underwood’s “publishing success” reported in the Observer. ...

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online meeting, business meeting, online business

How to Lay the Perfect Foundation for an Online Meeting

(Microsoft first published my article here.) Planning and leading a successful online meeting is much like planning and constructing a building....

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leadership, communication, top 10

Top 10 Communication Blogs From 2018: Did You Miss These?

Thanks for being a reader in 2018. To wrap up the year, I’m re-running 10 of the most popular communication blogs in the last 12 months just in...

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grammar, apostrophes, apostrophe usage

Using Apostrophes Properly in Perplexing Possessives

Possession presents problems to plenty of people—on social media platforms, in emails, in formal proposals. Not demonic possession. Not even...

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business writing, writing tips

5 Best Practices to Prevent Business Writing Blunders

It pays to write well and fast. Here’s how to prevent the most common business writing blunders that can sink a project, your credibility, or your...

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storytelling, presentations, narrative

Are You Delivering Great Stories—Or Just Narrating Them?

  In my coaching practice, executives often tell me they want to improve their ability to tell stories that inspire and persuade. But as we...

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