The Fifth Dimension of Your Communications Plan

As a council member for a public university, I recently went through an exercise of “dream, design, develop, deliver” for a university-wide diversity summit. It was a great exercise, but I got to thinking something was missing: the fifth dimension. Try this approach...

Five Tools to Better Writing

In my last Blip (What’s in Your Communication Toolbox?), I referenced the communication reports I wrote for my dad during my childhood. Every Sunday my sister and I were expected to turn one in. Years later when I asked my dad why he made us do these (on top of our...

What’s in Your Communication Toolbox?

We all have a communication toolbox — a set of skills we use to convey what we’re trying to say in our writing and speaking. I started mine when I was a kid. From a young age, my dad expected my twin and me to each turn in weekly communication reports to him. As you...

Does Your Corporate Culture Excite You?

I recently worked with a colleague to review and update our corporate culture document. We strive to deliver impressive and significant results — on time and on budget. We foster an entrepreneurial spirit and encourage … Did you stop reading? I know. I know. You don’t...