Say it ain’t so: the top errors native English speakers make (and how to avoid them)

We all make mistakes.  Just because a native speaker says something doesn’t make it right.  In a recent conversation, a client said, “I didn’t see nobody.”  When I corrected him, he was confused because this was how they said it in American movies.  A few days later, I got a text from another client who … Read more

Communicating change

Change isn’t coming. Change is here. Covid-19 has seen to that.  Millions of people who have never before worked from home are now expected to telecommute. Meetings are now done exclusively online – even at the highest levels. And even for people like me who work from home on a regular basis, the way we work has changed dramatically. … Read more

Working from home: online meeting etiquette

Working from home

Normally, I spend my working week dashing from one client’s office to another. Our sessions are always face-to-face, up close, and personal. That changes as of today as I will be working strictly from home. Unfortunately, I could see this coming. I wouldn’t call myself a pessimist; however, my old army training taught me to always hope for … Read more