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Mentors & Protégés

Mentors & Protégés

March 2, 2021

There are times, especially in our careers, when we need someone with more experience to guide us. The term for this is Mentorship. Total commitment is essential: consider these keys to securing a Mentor and being a Protégé.

The Definition of DONE (DoD)

The Definition of DONE (DoD)

February 1, 2021

Teams need to recognize the importance of having a common understanding of the definition of done, then the strategies required to finish can be applied and everyone can move on. 

Just Say IT in Plain Language

Just Say IT in Plain Language

January 13, 2021

What is Plain Language and Global English and why is it important to all writers? Create an Information Scent that your readers will pursue to reach their goal. 

Watch Your Step

Watch Your Step

October 21, 2020

Talk about missteps; as tech-writers we unsuspectingly stumble upon information landmines. Leverage your combined knowledge; be united in purpose and vision, providing a single source of truth throughout the enterprise.

Just Say NO

Just Say NO

September 25, 2020

Just say "No" more often in the workplace: consider these points on how and why you need to do it. 

Is Failure a Great Teacher?

Is Failure a Great Teacher?

August 3, 2020

Is Failure a Great Teacher?

A Communication Style

A Communication Style

August 3, 2020

A Communication Style

It’s More than Manners

It’s More than Manners

August 3, 2020

It's More than Manners.

Jargon & Buzzwords

Jargon & Buzzwords

August 3, 2020

Jargon & Buzzwords.

How to Look & Sound Intelligent in Meetings.

How to Look & Sound Intelligent in Meetings.

August 3, 2020

How to Look & Sound Intelligent in Meetings.

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