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It isn’t enough to come up with a kickass vision for your organization or business idea. One other important piece of the puzzle is...

6 Clear-Cut Reasons to Learn Chinese

China has one of the biggest world economies and it has continued to grow in recent years. This makes China a crucial player in...

Would You Say It If…

Social media has allowed us to connect and converse with those who we might otherwise never have had the opportunity. It creates the context...

Silence Kills

I had to call United’s 800-number the other day to change an existing ticket. At each step of modifying my ticket, the customer service...

There Will Be Some Tethering

Imagine sitting in your dentist’s chair, the sharp end of a blade hovering just above your face, mere inches away from making contact. At...

Communicating the Vision

Speaking with a client about an ongoing issue with his sales team, I brought up a particular concept. When he heard it, he loved...

Could Your Business Writing Use Work? 5 Tips for Brushing Up

When was the last time you thought about how you come across in your writing? Communication is key, but much of the time, you’re...

Data Storytelling: Using Color for Emphasis

One of the first, and I would argue most important, things you learn as an analyst is that not everyone loves (or understands) data...

Getting Feedback Wrong

We know feedback is important to our own personal development. It’s how we learn and grow, it’s how we improve. All high performers (or...

4 Powerful Ways to Use the Art of Storytelling

I was in the middle of my presentation. Before me was a stadium full of people I barely knew. Then something happened. It is what...

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