When it comes to writing fiction, there are numerous advantages to creating a make-believe setting – whether it be a house, a street, a town or even a whole country.
A small business’ budget for printing relies on desktop publishing for most of its projects. While a commercial printer offers higher standards, not all small businesses can afford this luxury. In many cases, a desktop printer or office supply shop can produce handouts and other important literature in a legible fashion for a fraction of the price that printing houses charge.
To Fire Up Employees and Please Your “Customers”– Tell Your Stories!
One of the top leadership challenges in this world of information overload is to cut through the clutter. More than 3,000 messages bombard each of us every day, and these constant distractions blur employees’ vision and distort their focus. Managers need to constantly remind employees of the company’s core values to keep them centered on the corporate mission. The message needs to be so clear that everyone in your organization understands your values and behaves accordingly.
This is always a good time of year in which to reflect on where we’ve been and where we are going. It is also the perfect opportunity to plan ways to infuse our storytelling with extra “life.” So, let’s give it some CPR. C stands for Content; P stands for Performance; and R stands for Relationship. What do I mean? Read this column article to find out.
How senior government practitioners can use their experience and leadership stories as mentors, coaches, teachers, and exemplars to help grow other leaders.
Stories when told by talented storyteller can become alive for the listeners and evoke vivid images in their minds as well as strong emotions. Well told stories can make people cringe in fright, cry tears of joy or sadness and motive the dullest person. Some stories can even take on a life of their own and come back to haunt you. This happened to me at least once.
The Conclusion of the 8-Part BRING YOUR NOVEL TO LIFE Series
You’re ready to write the story of your life. You’ve put your heart and soul into it.
As writers, rejection is a hand we have to shake often. When you are at the beginning of your freelance writing career, and receive rejections, it is hard not to turn up your eyeballs and wail. Here, you had written this wonderful article or poem, and no one appreciated you. Sniff!