Scary good tips from Stephen King

July 19, 2017
Even the best writers can improve, and who better to share some insight than a writer who has sold 400 million books. In his book, On Writing: A Memoir of Craft, Stephen King offers these tips.

Words, Words, Words: July ’17

July 5, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Words, Words, Words: June ’17

May 24, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

8 biases that hurt communication

May 24, 2017
You may not be entirely to blame for your communication misses. People’s cognitive biases can affect how they process information and make decisions based on what they heard. Overcome these eight cognitive biases that are working against you.

Stop these bad language habits

May 21, 2017
Want to elicit a serious eye roll from customers and co-workers? Litter your language with these annoying—often jarring—sometimes silly choices.

Write irresistible blog titles

May 14, 2017
You may have written the most poignant blog post ever. You may have a dozen ways to share it with people. However, if the title is only so-so, don’t count on too many people clicking on it.

Check your intentions at the door

April 27, 2017
If 90% of the time you are thinking before speaking, then very rarely do you say something rude, embarrass an employee, or come across as inflexible (or worse, arrogant).

Words, Words, Words: May ’17

April 27, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Lead people to your content

April 27, 2017
Your first priority of your content strategy is to produce content that people will find valuable. Your next priority is to make sure people read it.

Draft stronger business emails

April 17, 2017
The goal of any email message is to make recipients want to keep reading. Follow these tips to do just that.