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Leadership, Management, & Supervision

Leadership is hard to define.  Ask different people to define leadership management or supervision, and you will get many interpretations, with each person stre...

Stage Presence: ENGAGE Your Audience

Stage Presence is charisma and charm that pulls the audience into the performance and commands attention. It is a performance skill that enables you to engage your audie...

Managing Audience Perception

Communication is a process in which the sender encodes a message through a selected channel (verbally, non-verbally, and written) and the receiver decodes the message aft...

Everyone IS / Everyone ARE

Indefinite Pronouns Indefinite pronouns replace nouns without specifying which noun they replace These are words that begin with any-, every-, no-, or some-and end wit...

Who or Whom?

The subject is who or what the sentence is about.  The trip to the office usually takes about an hour. The predicate is what the subject is or does. The trip to the ...

What Is Effective Business Writing? Does It Impact Me?

People use the term "Business Writing." Is there really such a thing? Isn't it just writing? Yes, there is such a thing, and we even have a Business Writing class....

Clear or Unclear Pronoun Usage (Especially when writing.)

We all use them!   (Pronouns, that is.) They are a way to shorten a sentence yet still get the point across. Pronouns refer to other words (called "antece...

Grammar Costs: The Price of (Un)Clear Communications

Grammar Costs Time and MONEY Some experts estimate that the US economy wastes $75 billion annually because of poor English skills. Others say that 80 percent of corporate...