Remembering a name

Sandra Shamas, a Canadian comedian and writer I saw perform several years ago, joked that the minute you hit midlife you lose all your nouns. She said she would be sitting at the table and all of a sudden have to say, “please pass the…the…the… white shaky stuff.” Recently, walking through the store, I heard my name …

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5 simple tips about success at work

Yesterday, Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, posted a great blog piece on career advice for young marketers. I was reflecting on her comments and thinking about some of the things I learned working up through the ranks in communications. If you're just starting out, here are five very simple things I learned about achieving …

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10 reasons to learn

Wondering whether to attend that course, seminar or workshop? Do it. Learning is a worthwhile pursuit. Here’s why: 1. It revs up your brain. It’s easy to go about your day-to-day life like an automaton doing the same things in the same way. But, when you add new information, your neurons fire up (more on …

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New Tricks

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I wouldn’t know; I have a cat. But this girl is learning a new thing or two. This is my first blog post. I’m writing this blog as a way to learn something new about communications, a field in which I spent many years building …

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