Politics and the Media

Political Debates, Network News, and Communicating With Skeptics

Are you tired of reading and hearing politicians and pundits tells us what “the American people want” or what “the American people don’t...

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Presentation and Leadership Skills

4 Things Business Presenters Can Learn from Painters

A leaking water pipe inside our house recently caused damage that entailed major renovations. As the various work crews came in and out over the...

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Why is Publishing Books So Common

Why Is Everyone Publishing a Book These Days?

If you haven’t noticed that the “publish-or-perish” phenomenon has moved from academia to the general population, you haven’t been...

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Emails and Your Reputation

Are Your Emails Ruining Your Reputation?

World War II veterans heard the warning “Loose lips sink ships.” Today’s corollary is that loose lips and lengthy clips may limit risks with...

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Writing Helpful Reviews

Write a Book Review That Helps, Not Hinders—Part 2

Reading widely and writing book reviews either on your blog or at online bookstores serves your career and your colleagues well.  But have you ever...

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Grammar and Book Reviews

Write a Book Review That Helps, Not Hinders—Part 1

Sooner or later, either passion, generosity, or selfishness will push you to review someone’s book. Passion:  You either love or hate the book...

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