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Does writing well still matter? Let me count the ways

Kudos to Deborah Brody of Deborah Brody Marketing Communications for launching a new feature called “On Writing.” Each month, she’s interviewing a communications professional on the craft of writing and then posting the interview on her blog. This month, I had the pleasure of discussing why writing well still … Continue reading

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Writing: the fundamental building block of communications

Last month, I was interviewed by Jimmy Minichello for the Public Relations Society of America – National Capital Chapter’s Insider newsletter. I talked about the basics of good writing in this video. I firmly believe that good writing is the fundamental building … Continue reading

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This New Year’s, resolve to be less busy and more productive

It’s the end of another year, a time for reflection, planning and goal setting. We get out our calendars, dust off our business plans and review our accomplishments over the past 12 months. We congratulate ourselves on achievements, note where … Continue reading

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Need to make an apology? Here’s how to do it right

“I’m sorry” and “excuse me” are words we hear on a daily basis. When used liberally and expressed sincerely, they go a long way towards preserving civility and smoothing over awkward moments. If I accidentally bumped into you on a crowded … Continue reading

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6 lessons from the journey, one year in

I spent this past weekend at Richmond Hill on a church retreat. Richmond Hill has an interesting history that lends itself to reflection and solitude. It was originally a convent for an order of nuns who prayed for reconciliation after … Continue reading

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Try a little online kindness, it may be contagious

Last week I had the opportunity to hear a number of excellent speakers at several venues. Some were accomplished public speakers who probably have many paid engagements each year. Others were less rehearsed but still quite good. The one that … Continue reading

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The complete Wayward Journey

NAFCU turns 50 Posted on April 30, 2017 This past week, the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions turned 50… Continue reading → What we need is a little optimism Posted on February 15, 2017 I was going through some dusty old things the … Continue reading