Here are the top ten words of the year as selected by Merriam-Webster.
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"It is so easy to fall into the habit of using negative expressions, or to say what you aren’t going to do. The problem is people would rather hear positives, and even remember them better. Using positive expressions helps you to be seen as a team player, a problem-solver, a go-to person. So let’s try turning these expressions into something more positive," says Gail Zack Anderson (photo, left).Read the full article . . .
"Short, concise messages should no longer be limited to your social media platforms. In an interview with Natasha Nicholson, Jeff Herrington [photo, left] — editor, writer and consultant for Jeff Herrington Communications — tells us that it’s time business communication adapted to the reading habits of 21st-century readers," writes Caroline Cornell.
"From shorter attention spans to vertical mobile devices, Herrington shares why current changes in reading consumption habits can be viewed as revolutionary. Is your writing reaching today’s reader, or is it stuck in the past?"Read the full article . . .
The other day at my health club I asked an employee what time the bank parking lot was available for club members’ use. I knew I could use the bank lot when the bank closed, but I wasn’t sure what…Read more
"Over the coming year, what will be the most important developments in disruptive technology?"Read the full article by Rob Prevett (photo, left), CEO of Dis...
The other day my fitness coach went online to pay a $250 deposit on her daughter’s high school trip. She found the website and the correct trip, clicked the link to pay $250, and then faced a cell marked Amount….Read more
Do people tell you that your writing is choppy or difficult to follow? Do they say it doesn’t flow? Or maybe you’ve noticed that your team’s writing doesn’t flow. Good flow in writing is method, not magic. When writing doesn’t…Read more