email etiquette

Have You Forgotten Your Email Etiquette?

Email as a communication tool is taken for granted and even abused on a regular basis. I’m certainly guilty of this! However, using this tool carelessly not only leads to missed business opportunities, but can also undermine existing relationships with clients, partners, supervisors, etc. Dan Scalco has put down a simple yet fundamental list of Read more about Have You Forgotten Your Email Etiquette?[…]

small talk

Small Talk Plays a Big Role in Business

I can’t stand small talk. For me, it’s an awkward waste of time, regardless of whether we’re chatting about the weather, your kids or something that’s going on in the news. But maybe it’s also because I’m not very good at it. So I’ve opted for a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to anything business-related… which works Read more about Small Talk Plays a Big Role in Business[…]

Are Tech Conferences Distorting the Business News?

Does friendship affect Journalism? Last month I noticed Dave Winer’s tweet about so-called access journalism: The Sullivan piece crosses access journalism by talking about it. This is forbidden by unwritten rules.1w1.r2.ly — Dave Winer ☮ (@davewiner) December 14, 2012 The emphasis there is mine. I care about journalism, was a journalist for years, have a grad degree Read more about Are Tech Conferences Distorting the Business News?[…]