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This Christmas be a Storyasker

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I still remember those Christmases from when my grandmother was still alive. My uncle Pat and his family lived in Philadelphia then. My family would take the train to the North Philadelphia station where Pat would meet us. Christmas was in my grandmother’s 3rd-floor walkup apartment. I don’t remember much about the  »  Read More

Better Writing: Use Your Journal to Improve Your Writing

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Writing is all about words and ideas. They combine to make angels of meaning. I think of writing as wrestling those angels of meaning onto a page. If you keep a journal, you can improve your writing dramatically. Here’s how. Capture Your Ideas in Your Journal Human beings are idea-generating machines. Ideas pop out of  »  Read More

Book recommendations for business leaders: 10/24/19

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Stephen King says that if you want to be a writer, there are two things you must do: read a lot and write a lot. This is about the “read a lot” part. I include reading lists and book reviews that will help you do business more effectively and write better for business. In this post, I point you to reviews of  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 10/26/18

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Even though writing and storytelling and blogging and SEO aren’t your day job, you want to do them better. You need to get the most value you  »  Read More

Writing a Book: The Big Challenge for Business Authors

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Times Have Changed There was a time when simply being an author was enough to give you an advantage if you were a speaker, trainer, consultant, or just a business person who wanted to be known as a “thought leader.” That was when it was relatively hard to get published. Just about all the business books were published  »  Read More

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