For much of my adult life, I have been blessed to have been able to serve as a professional volunteer (which, according to my definition, is someone who gets aggravated for free). A few years ago, I realized that my comfort zone was starting to feel like a jail, and that I needed to start … [Read more...] about Want to Know How I Am Celebrating My 75th Birthday?
It is a great relief to me to know that I am not the only grammar nerd (or nut) around. Perhaps it's because I taught two foreign languages and had a minor in English; but proper usage has always been important to me. I really have to bite my tongue sometimes when someone says something that … [Read more...] about Are You Also a Grammar Nerd?
I have a theory about gremlins. My theory is that all hardware and software come with gremlins, and that these gremlins like to come out to play with us during the following four situations: When we are learning something new; When we are in a hurry; When it's really important; and … [Read more...] about YIKES! The Gremlins Have Struck Again!
WOW!! It has been really exciting for me to be honored as one of the various business, industry and thought leaders who have been interviewed by Jack Mize for his program on Influencers Radio. During the show, Jack asked me about my background and how I happened to end up helping people improve … [Read more...] about WOW!! I’m on the radio!
We all like to think that we make decisions based on logic and reason, but it is much more likely that we use our logic and reason to justify decisions we make based on emotion. So what does this have to do with marketing? Simply that if we want to appeal to potential clients and customers, we … [Read more...] about Are You Using Lucrative Language to Attract More Business?