Corporate Social Responsibility: Voting

Corporate Social Responsibility: Voting

We're big proponents of voting around here. We take time off for voter registration drives, get-out-the-vote activities and early and Election Day voting. So when we saw this email ahead of National Voter Registration Day from Luno, we were delighted! We're proud to...
Is your writing sabotaging you?

Is your writing sabotaging you?

A colleague wasn't getting good results from emails and Slack messages. They knew their writing wasn't effective didn't know why. When they spoke directly to someone, they were very effective. When they asked me to take a look, two things stood out to immediately:...
Don’t ignore these key influencers

Don’t ignore these key influencers

Assuming you treat them right -- and I'm going to assume readers of this blog do -- the people who work for you are among your most effective influencers ambassadors. Leveraging their good will is an important tool for sustaining or growing your organization. Their...
Unexpected payoffs

Unexpected payoffs

I do a lot of pro bono work for non-profits. Mostly, it's because supporting organizations doing good work is the right thing to do. And while money is always important, capacity-building is also a valuable commodity. Nine years ago, I delivered my Power of Your Ideas...