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A Productivity System In Action…

For about a year now, I’ve been using Microsoft’s OneNote as my electronic brain, filing cabinet, and project wrangler. The setup (pictured below) is fairly simple: Task List is my ongoing, running list of everything that has to be done – personal and professional. It’s organized by month and...
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Back to Basics: Your Résumé and LinkedIn…

No matter where you are in your working life, chances are you have created more than one résumé or curriculum vitae (CV). It’s a document that most of us have done at least once. In the past couple of weeks, I’ve received calls from friends asking me to help them update...
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Should You Be Doing A Daily News Briefing?

PRNewsOnline recently posted an article about daily news briefings, stating: “If your organization’s news alerts are boring on a slow day, or if you remember they exist only during product launches and crises, you risk ignoring a vital resource. Corporate communicators who look beyond the basic utility and...
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Reading Wrap-Up: August 1, 2016

Let’s talk turkey for a moment here… There is so much great stuff out there about internal communications: How to create a strategy, how to measure your success, how to get management to buy into the need for internal communications, etc., etc., etc. I read a lot of...
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