INTERMISSION BLOG

Inspire Your Team and Gain Respect Through Your Writing

Whether you like it or not, people form impressions of you based on how you write. Most people acknowledge the power of communication in the business...

Work Side by Side: Selling to a Business World in Flux

Listen to everybody, connect with them, and hear what they need. There’s a wealth of resources on the best ways to run conversations “across the...

How to Conquer Writing Deadlines—Collaboration is Key

Groups that face aggressive goals and deadlines need to boost their writing efficiency. Communication is vital for every project’s success. How do...

Partnering with Acumen to Help Change the Way the World Tackles Poverty

If you are trying to authentically connect with the hearts and minds of others, try storytelling. Every spring I realize just how much “stuff” I’ve...

Telltale Signs that Your Sales Team Needs Writing Help

Trim and focus. Be specific. And align every communication with your own brand’s values. Then watch your sales force fill the nets. Your sales...

3 Ways that Writing Can Improve Your Personal Brand

We hear it all the time in our business writing workshops: people form impressions about others—both good and bad—based on the quality of their...

INFOGRAPHIC RESOURCE: Top 5 Virtual Challenges

Global Communication: How to Send the Right Signals

Strong presence skills are critical when you’re not communicating face-to-face. And when there are global virtual divides – language, culture, etc. –...

Risky Business: Get Your Team to Dare

Our task as facilitators, and leaders, is to create an environment where uncertainty, risk and emotional exposure are part of life. Where failure is...

INFOGRAPHIC RESOURCE: Presence - The Great Differentiator