Archive for the ‘Language’ Category

The Ease of Understanding Blog Writing

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Every writer has a different approach to the blogging process. Some may have a well-established checklist system that defines and regulates the entire writing process, while others may not. Today, we have a guest post that focuses in on blog writing and the importance for regulating reading levels.

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The Meaning of “Workplace Culture”

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Productive organizations are those with a healthy workplace culture. But what does that phrase, “workplace culture” really mean? How can a company improve its culture?
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When The Right Answer is Wrong

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Productive communication requires that we agree on questions and find consensus on answers. What happens when the way we confirm our understanding doesn’t actually make sense?
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Corporate Secrets and Blinders

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Pretty much anyone who has ever worked in an organization has had to deal with the frustration of secrecy. Why do we keep so many secrets at work, and what can we do about it?

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The Tech of Unintended Consequences

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Technology can be used for good or for evil. In one recent email efficiency problem we heard about, however, a business system had some fairly negative unintended consequences.

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[VIDEO] The Future of Productivity

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

A new six minute video clip predicts how we will work in the near future with incredible embedded technology. Although the visuals are impressive and futuristic, many of the improvements in the video are possible today.
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The Most Important Blog Indiana 2011 Lesson

Monday, September 26th, 2011

I learned a ton at Blog Indiana 2011. Instead of reviewing individual sessions and transcribing gems from speakers, I brought back a single theme from the entire event: To succeed online, think and measure like a content consumer.
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Why You Can’t Find a Job

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Securing a job is not always an easy task. And though the ever-growing competition can be a thorn in our side, perhaps all we need is a new perspective to set ourselves a part.

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The Postcard Paradox

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Besides the occasional coupon booklet or greeting card, the majority of post that arrives in my mailbox each day can be categorized as either pointless junk or boring bills. Yet, every once in awhile a piece catches my eye.

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The Pie is STILL Baking

Friday, September 16th, 2011

After working on countless projects, it’s easy to spot patterns that have the potential to create challenges. One of my favorite has to do with our nearly incurable desire to be nosy. We like to hover in the kitchen, sample the ingredients, peek in the oven and taste before serving. Ask any cook: this is not helpful.
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