13 Communication Tips to Help You Survive Thanksgiving

Communication suggestions to help people celebrating Thanksgiving. These tips will help readers enjoy their family and friends while avoiding communication blunders.

How to Start Creating Content Your Audience Wants From You

Have you seen the tearjerker movie, “The Notebook” with Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams? I love the scene where Gosling’s

I Won the (Dad) Lottery

I’m sitting at the kitchen table in my parent’s house in a retirement community in Ocean County, NJ. Whenever I’m

10 Heartfelt Lessons from Brooklyn on International Women’s Day 2018

I don’t need International Women’s Day (#IWD2018) to recall one of the women who has had a profound impact on

The Main Reason to Ignore Your Target Audience

If you’re a PR, marketing or branding professional—or you work in sales—you probably spend an inordinate amount of resources trying

Do You Know How to Create and Use Punchy Sound Bites?

Be quotable. Make your point. It’s kind of like a tag line. Sum it up in eight words or less.

Infographic: Insights into our communication

I’m happy to share my new infographic to offer insights on business communication. Only 2% of people have had any kind

Communicators: You are in sales

          Don’t be shocked, but marketing, PR, and communications pros are in sales. Think about it.

10 Essential Words and Phrases for Media Pros in a PR Crisis

You may have noticed we’re surrounded by emergencies and crises–big time. In between the BP oil spill and Toyota recalls, we hear about office shootings, corrupt politicians,

10 ways to build rapport with people

Building rapport and engaging with people-whether it’s in person or online—takes practice. Much of it is based on intuition. It’s about