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 'Non-Overwhelm' post (April 2018), I promised to … [Read more...] about 7th Step to ‘Non-Overwhelm’: “Wrangle your paperwork!”
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 great ride that leaves you feeling more refreshed … [Read more...] about Risk management disaster: DON’T follow the ‘Dreamliner’ example!
Are you a student? Business owner? Shopper? Or maybe a lookin’-for-that-next-car(er)? 8-) 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 former IT technical writer didn’t figure this out on … [Read more...] about Capture an entire webpage. No scrolling!
Whether you’re a business owner, a job seeker sending out résumés, or a writer trying to break into the ‘big time,’ you will appreciate this post. This information isn't hidden away in a vault. You don't need a government clearance to read it. But, sometimes ... we just ... miss something important. For example: how NOT to mutilate files we email to … [Read more...] about “HOW did my file get so messed up?!”
A publisher buddy, Brian K. Morris (Rising Tide Publications), sent me a gift. After just 30 seconds, I knew I would share these writing tips with you. As a copywriter, editor, and proofer, I was excited to discover this short coaching video. It's packed with surprising ideas for authors ... ... and it's mostly new stuff I hadn't considered! Even if you … [Read more...] about Check out these writing tips from author Jerry B. Jenkins. For reals!
Quick note: this post was written and recorded before the company name change. Hey there! For the past few weeks, I've been 'stuck in' (as my Aussie buddies say) with difficult projects. I needed a break. Good timing. A friend sent me the perfect grin maker right when I needed it. I'm thinkin' maybe you could use a kick-back-and-smile moment, … [Read more...] about Fun examples of c-r-a-z-y English!