putting the FAN in evangelism – spreading your messages by daring to share what you are a FAN of

Difficult message to deliver? How to be more positive in your speech or presentation

Originally posted on efangelist:
If you want to be more positive in your next presentation, I encourage you to: 1. Practise delivering your presentation out loud 2. Record it (on…

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

#Dreamworld disaster or incident or accident – choose the right words for #crisis management

If you need to handle a crisis you need to be aware of the power and nuance of the  words y0u use. As Deputy News Director at a major Australian … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing for broadcast news – when every second and syllable counts Tip 2

Originally posted on Bard of Breaking News (Breaking Bard):
One easy way to cut syllables and seconds from a script: look for the words around  the word OF – you…

October 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

#Writing Tips: the old “future tense as a question” trick – Part 4/4

Originally posted on efangelist:
  How these techniques really work in making business writing more engaging and insightful. Here’s how tweaking tense will have a huge impact and improve YOUR…

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

How SO WHAT? and NOW WHAT? and tweaking your tense can boost your business – Part 1/4

Originally posted on efangelist:
Here’ a quick example that can help show YOU the value of tweaking your tense to help you win more business – and the value of…

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The power of parallel structure in #political persuasion #Obama example

  When you need to persuade – you can be more successful by delivering your key message in repeated parallel structure.   As Deputy News Director for a commercial television … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Business and politics battle lessons from the US Civil War – Part 1

When you are battling an opponent in business or in politics you can learn valuable lessons from mistakes and victories in the US Civil War.   I’m a Civil War … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment