book reviews

Give and Take by Adam Grant – Guest Review

“Success depends heavily on how we approach our interactions with other people.  Every time we interact with another person… we have a choice to make:  do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?” The quote above describes the main premise of…… Continue reading Give and Take by Adam Grant – Guest Review

Business English Writing · Freelance Writing

In Tomorrow’s Workforce…could this be the dream team of the future? It is for me. Now.

My first job out of college was as a Receptionist at a boutique printing house. The biggest team was the Sales Team, and I was the youngest on staff. Looking back, my boss was probably about the same age I am now. Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo were…startups. So, was Amazon. Social media giants such as…… Continue reading In Tomorrow’s Workforce…could this be the dream team of the future? It is for me. Now.

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#WritingtipTuesday – How Can Grammarly Help Your Writing?

“I just want to write, Editors will take care of the rest,” said no writer, ever.  But, for those of you who have vivid, unhappy flashbacks to sentence structures drawn on the chalkboard…Enter Grammarly. Grammarly is like having your English teacher or your word nerd best friend who has a meticulous eye for detail looking…… Continue reading #WritingtipTuesday – How Can Grammarly Help Your Writing?

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Monthly Recap – August 2018

I don’t know about you guys, but I get inundated with blog posts, newsfeeds, emails, and such. It can be quite overwhelming, even armed with several cups of strong dark coffee. So, if you’re in the same boat as me and just don’t have the bandwidth to read everything you want to read that comes…… Continue reading Monthly Recap – August 2018

Business English Writing · Freelance Writing

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki (Guest Review) – Looking to up your finance game?

Have you been looking to step up your game when it comes to finances? If so, reading Rich Dad Poor Dad is the perfect way to start. Not only is it entertaining, it offers readers an opportunity to enhance their own financial intelligence too by way of relatable, true-life events. A story of a person…… Continue reading Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki (Guest Review) – Looking to up your finance game?

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The Future of Leadership – Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence by Brigette Hyacinth

Two months ago, my views on LinkedIn spiked nearly 2,000 percent. Why? I posted about reading and receiving two books from a couple of well-known influencers and authors – Brigette Hyacinth and Shane Snow – the first of whom we’ll talk about today. Thinking back as I write this, I should have added an interview…… Continue reading The Future of Leadership – Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence by Brigette Hyacinth

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Ghostwriting: What it feels like to NOT see your name in print

Ghostwriters are the Cyrano de Bergerac’s of the writing world. In case you’re not familiar, Cyrano de Bergerac is a French play, in which a nobleman soldier is in love with his cousin, Roxanne. However, he soon finds himself caught in a love triangle as the poet and scribe for Christian de Neuvillette; the man…… Continue reading Ghostwriting: What it feels like to NOT see your name in print

Business English Writing · Freelance Writing

Signs to Watch for How Error-Free Writing Can Improve Your Bottom Line

In my first job out of university, I proofread executive correspondence, newsletters, and other marketing materials. I was often the third or fourth person to review and proofread our materials. One day we received a brochure from another organization. It was beautiful. The graphics were bright and simple as was the wording. This organization only…… Continue reading Signs to Watch for How Error-Free Writing Can Improve Your Bottom Line

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Before You Hit Send: Grammar Mistakes to Watch for in Professional Emails

When you’re writing a business email, you are representing your company. So, like wearing a suit to an interview, you want to make sure your email is addressed to the correct person, your tone is professional, there are no misspellings or grammatical mistakes, and that you’ve signed it with your title and contact information. Before…… Continue reading Before You Hit Send: Grammar Mistakes to Watch for in Professional Emails