For Round Pegs in the Square Holes

September 24, 2008

The following quote is from Steven Jobs, presented in lovely Lauren’s speech yesterday.


The Ideal Communicator

September 17, 2008

Aristotle, otherwise known as the “Rhetoric Dad,” considered the ideal communicator as a “man of goodwill.” If Ari were still with us today, he would say a “person” of goodwill, but back them the word “men” could mean just a bunch of guys, or a group of men and women.


5 More Ways to End Email Drama

July 22, 2008

As you pay close attention to these email guidelines, you’ll see how to make your own email messages more readable and easily understood. This is continued from the July 20 post on email for a total of 10 Ways to End Email Drama.


5 Ways to More Effective Email

July 20, 2008

Ever hit the “reply” button when you meant to hit the “forward” button?

Of course you’re familiar with email drama. Perhaps you got yourself involved in one yourself, where the misinterpretation of a message, or one that got sent to the wrong person, spun off into a totally unproductive soap opera segment.

First of all remember everything you write can be used against you, even by someone you never met. Second of all, don’t take your received messages so seriously!


What A Great Boss Looks Like

July 17, 2008

Well….this picture was not taken at work, but Maria Luisa is a fantastic boss. It has nothing to do with her being beautiful or chic.