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How Not to Speak Corporate Jargon (and Other Slam-Dunk No-Brainers)

April 4, 2019

Do your leadership messages ever resemble this?

By driving the hyperconvergence of our scalable strategies and core competencies, we will leverage the synergistic efficiencies vis-à-vis the marketing matrix to empower the productive potential of the paradigm shift.

Far too many corporate leaders speak and write in dialects of Corporate Jargon. Even worse, some communications leaders let them do it.

After delivering a message like this, they assume the stunned silence is reverence and...

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Grateful for Gifts Without Wrapping

December 22, 2019

‘Tis the season. Who doesn’t love to receive beautifully wrapped presents from family and friends?

It’s EASY to be thankful for those.

But as we celebrate the holidays, I’m most grateful for things that I didn’t see as a gift. Some of these gifts without wrapping seemed tough and even painful in the moment. With time to reflect, they are some of the most valuable gifts I’ve ever received.

Here is a short list of my favorite unwrapped gifts:

- Parents who say no. My folks gave our family...

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