As I look back on 2014, I feel thankful for the many blessings in my life. Some I take for...
Updated: December 28, 2014, - 12:42 PM
If it weren’t for you, dear reader, I would be writing my second-to-last column for this newspaper. But because so...
Updated: December 14, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Have you ever asked yourself, why do writers write?If you’re writing for business, it’s to get the job done, to...
Updated: November 28, 2014, - 11:43 PM
I’m often asked where I get my ideas for this column. The answer is from you — that is, from...
Updated: November 16, 2014, - 02:00 PM
How would you describe American business writing style?In other words, how would you describe our style of business communication compared...
Updated: November 02, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Do you love e-mail? Do you hate it? Do you have mixed feelings about it?I’ve been asking participants in my...
Updated: October 19, 2014, - 02:00 PM
To get off to a quick start when writing your next message, say, “I am writing to you because,” and...
Updated: October 05, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Some of the queries about advertising on my website are circumspect in describing their “educational product.” Others are unapologetic:“I’m a...
Updated: September 21, 2014, - 02:00 PM
Why would anyone watch a music video that begins, “Everybodyshutup,” and concludes by telling people who make 29 common language...
Updated: September 07, 2014, - 02:00 PM