Worst Communicators Ever

Worst Communicators Ever

The other day, dozens of tornados swept through the Midwest. Lives lost. Property destroyed. Such widespread and severe storms are unusual this late in the year.Having recently moved, this was the first storm I would watch from a high-rise condo. I wondered if we’d...
Mindful Communication

Mindful Communication

How often do you reread an email before sending, or ask yourself if the message is important and clearly written?Mindfulness is being aware. It’s a concept foundational to Buddhism. And after several millennia of living mostly in the world of philosophy and religion,...

Spring Training

The 2012 Major League Baseball season officially begins today, with the first of a two-game series between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome in Japan. For the rest of the teams, it is still Spring Training.It’s easy to think of Spring...
The Client’s Shoes

The Client’s Shoes

Creating this website – writing about my work – has been my toughest project ever. I quickly thought of the expression, “The cobbler’s kids go without shoes.” Apparently, so did many other communications professionals. According to a quick web search, which I did...