Kathie York, CSQE Chief Wordsmith and Gaffe Eradicator! [Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] A few years ago, I watched a video about Walmart's company strategies. No matter what you think of it, Walmart is thriving. (I don't shop there. I didn't appreciate the bait-and-switch from 'Made in America' goods.) As supervisors (or parents!), we can … [Read more...] about Project communication = e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] Hey, everyone! A bit of a change-up, this month, as I give you a peek into my world of writing. OH! No, no, no! Don't click away! I promise: you're going to have fun. Here we go …. Try this when you get bored: 1. Corral a few writers in a room. 2. Ask, "Do you use the Oxford comma?" 3. Stand back and … [Read more...] about A fun look at the Oxford comma squabble!
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] Hey, fellow managers! It is February. If you're in the northern hemisphere, like I am, you're probably asking, "Will this yucky weather e-v-e-r end?" To cheer things up a bit, let's have a little fun. Here's a post where we can learn something, but not work toooo hard getting there. In my 5 Steps to … [Read more...] about 7th Step to ‘Non-Overwhelm’: “Wrangle your paperwork!”
[If you prefer to listen, here's the audio.] Did you hear the one about the super-duper-best-thing-since-whatever aircraft? And the super-duper idea of outsourcing almost. everything. to. contractors? Oh, yeah. Good plan. Not. It’s called the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Ads tell us it has – among other amenities – the largest windows of any jet and a … [Read more...] about Risk management disaster: DON’T follow the ‘Dreamliner’ example!
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] I present this message every December. It is so good ... and it still applies. In our home, we celebrate the birth of Christ this time of year. Thus, 'Christ-mas' If that's not what happens at your house, you may still enjoy the ideas here (especially if this is a gift-giving time for your family). As an … [Read more...] about Birth of a new Christmas tradition
[Here's the audio, if you'd like to listen.] Are you a student? Business owner? Shopper? Or maybe a lookin’-for-that-next-car(er)? :-> Do you need to capture online research and review it, later? Read on, and I’ll dazzle you with my awesomeness. Oh. Did I write that out loud? What I really mean is ... I’m hiding behind the fact this big, bad … [Read more...] about Capture an entire webpage. No scrolling!