Making Persuasive Presentations

Lessons from the Writers’ Workshop on improving your presentation skills George Bernard Shaw - Public Domain Image from Wikimedia Commons. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” — George Bernard Shaw “So, what do you think?” I asked my colleagues after test-running the presentation. It was for a... Continue Reading →

How I Co-founded and Grew a Tech Firm

Entrepreneurship is not an individual sport Robert Sargéus - Photo Courtesy of GESHDO Robert Sargéus was peeling off his cycling jacket and helmet when we met, even though his firm GESHDO’s new offices came with executive parking, complete with fast-charging stations. “I’m thinking full electric for when I get that company car,” he said. New... Continue Reading →

Planning your Novel with Trello

A Minimalistic & Iterative Approach to Researching, Plotting and Drafting your Novel Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash I’m a pantser at heart, and that’s worked reasonably well to up until now, as I’ve primarily focused on writing articles and short stories of up to about five thousand words. Left to my own devices, I... Continue Reading →

Help! My Boss is a Jerk, What Can I Do?

It’s not your boss, it’s you. |Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels| Generally, I like to invoke the API Principle (Assume Positive Intent). Chances are, your boss really isn’t a jerk. However, even if we assume that your boss truly is a jerk. You’re still not off the hook. This is still about you. Ask your friends what you... Continue Reading →

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