Effective PowerPoints Workshop

Effective PowerPoints Workshop

He noticed on his own, enough to say something. CID’s results are self-evident.  “Death by PowerPoint” is avoidable. More information here about the Creating Effective PowerPoints workshop I’m teaching in mid-March:...
I am* working.

I am* working.

It starts while we’re in school, I think.  Though I wasn’t a troubled student (well, 7th grade math was a bomb) we pick up the expectation along the way that to look industrious –busy– is a good thing. A virtue. It probably is, for the most part.  But...
Common Sense Day – Nov 4

Common Sense Day – Nov 4

November 4th – Common Sense Day, sometimes referred to as Use Your Common Sense Day. I looked up the definition of Common Sense this morning on Word Hippo and cringed to see:       Noun (obsolete) An internal sense, formerly believed to be the sense by which...
Tips for a Young Author

Tips for a Young Author

A young author recently asked what tips I might have for him as he takes aim on his future with writing playing a significant role in his plans.  Here’s what I told him:    Thanks for asking what I’d say to an aspiring writer. Your note prompted serious...