Category Archives: writing

I think I can, I know I can

Friend (and client) Mark Floegel is one of my favorite writers. If you’re not subscribed to his commentaries (available in RSS format or via mailing list), you are missing out. When Mark wrote the other day of his troubles with blogging, I started composing a response in my head, with encouragement – likely somewhere along [...]

Evolving to Dvorak

I have never learned to touch type. As much as Ma Henry tried, she just couldn’t get me to spend enough time with Mavis Beacon. Over the years, as my hunt-and-peck style morphed into a jumble of half-memorized keystroke combinations, I began to regret this. Several weeks ago I began to mull over the idea [...]

Preparation, presentation, and communication

Good presentation skills have nothing to do with slide shows or getting up in front of a room full of people. They are the same skills you use almost every day, when you communicate with others.

The Blog as the New Resume

The best part about coming late to a conversation in the blogosphere is that by the time you get there, your main points have already been made, often better than you could have. While putting a post together last night, I came across a recent post from Joshua Porter entitled “The Blog is the New [...]

A blogging curriculum

In a recent post, one of my favorite local bloggers mentioned (almost offhandedly) that she was training a cadre of new bloggers. While I can’t wait to check out the new blogs from one of my favorite local establishments, I am intrigued by the idea of a blogger education program, as it raises some interesting [...]