Quick tips to help you communicate clearly at work, at home, and everywhere else you go.
May I have a word?
This week, we explore using words with purpose to connect your ideas and your reader – sometimes in an unconventional way – to brighten up your content, help people remember what you write, and inspire them to want to learn more.
Most of us are communicating with our colleagues remotely, rather than face-to-face, and it's surprisingly evident how important it is to really listen. It requires patience, awareness, and intention.
This week, we explore 6 ways to be a better listener.
Your reader may not share your perspective, your priorities, and your deadlines, or remember details the same way you do.
This week, we explore how people learn and retain information in different ways.
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ASAP? That's next week for me!
When we write, we use certain words to describe our ideas to others. But your readers give your words meaning, which may not be the one you intended.
This week, we explore using words with intention to communicate clearly.
Let’s make this a private conversation.
We send people messages we believe are private. But email is more like a postcard than a letter tucked safely in an envelope. This week, we explore how email is not as private as we might think.
Yawn...oh, that's good enough.
One way to transform your email from boring to brilliant is to look at your topic from a different perspective. This week we explore ways to help you make your email more meaningful for your readers.
John is a thoughtful, creative, amusing and articulate presenter. Can’t wait for more!