Families – Have You Faced Something Like This?

Modern-day life can be complicated, with many families having more than one mom or dad, step cousins/step siblings – either through marriage/divorce/ death or...

Why Are We So Reluctant To Say “Thank You”?

Why are we so reluctant to say “thank you” to someone else for their work, especially work that we paid for? Is it possible...

Lie, Lay, Lain — These Words Are Such a Pain!

These verbs are the toughest words in the English language to master, probably because they are so much alike. And the forms sometimes show...

All in All

A few months ago, Dennis Pitocco approached me, asking if I’d like to place some of my articles on his site, BIZCATALYST 360°. I had...

Successful Networking: Secret #3

Do you attend networking events in the real world? I mean, do you go to places where people are standing around, all hoping to...

What Does Your Personal Brand Say About You?

We read a lot about personal branding – the topic’s everywhere, seemingly – but rarely have I seen an article that covers this point:...

Why Do I Teach American Grammar?

Why do I teach American grammar to grownups? To business professionals? As my mother constantly asked, “Didn’t everyone learn it in school?” Well, first...

Every Day Should Be Gratiday!

Yes, of course I made the word up! But it occurred to me over the past week that we really need to be grateful...

Where Do You Find Your Ideas?

I read a couple of posts recently by authors who bemoaned the lack of ideas to write about. They wondered how it’s possible for...

American Grammar Checkup: Do You Remember How To Use Figures In...

A good buddy, Jim Saelzler, wrote to me recently asking about using numbers as the first “word” in a sentence and asking if we...

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Life

If you wake to find yourself good luck. If life never seems to change, you probably slept through the feature. If you find yourself in life’s...
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