Truth, Lies & Percentages

Increase your confidence in percentages by 100%

Do you know the difference between a percentage and a percentage point? It’s the kind of question you’d rather not be asked at a job interview.  Luckily, I was  prepped by a friend to expect this question at the Financial Times. It was also the only interview where I was asked about my high school math […]

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Are writing tasks messing with your fun and productivity?

Good times, busy times, Financial Times

By Marian Edmunds In this digital age we all have to be writers but this does not come easily to everyone, not even to writers. It is almost always best to collaborate whether it’s in the writing, editing, proofreading, or planning of your editorial program or structuring of your content, copy, articles, books, or presentations. […]

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Are good writing skills the key to serious business?

Write daily

If you want to be taken seriously, become a better writer, says Dave Kerpen, author, speaker and CEO of Likeable Local, in his latest LinkedIn post. Kerpen despairs at the staggering amount of poorly written emails, resumes and blog posts and offers five tips for better writing. They are good tips. The most interesting tip […]

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Protected: Apple’s flood of questions

Write daily

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Protected: Navigational tips for blogging and thought leader columns

Read any good business lit lately?

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Protected: Weekend Post : It’s a sunny day with Sunnyboys

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We are all writers now

You're a writer. Face it!

We are all writers now, even if we don’t think of ourselves in that way. There is no end to the writing – emails, lists, social media, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, SMS, Tumblr.  We write to prepare costings, to stock content management systems, present business and marketing plans, and every day we write requests and actions […]

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