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December 19, 2016
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9 proven ways to get what you need in the hardest interviews
All professional communicators face difficult interviews sometimes, with people who can’t or won’t give you what you need. How do
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Focus on the Story: Wild for photographer’s amazing life
Melissa Harris is the author of “A Wild Life,” a new photography book about renowned wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols, due June
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Why you need to support independent bookstores like this one
In recognition of Independent Bookstores Day (Saturday, May 29), I’m republishing this profile of Atlanta’s indomitable A Cappella Books, a real
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10 proven tips for successful media training, interviews
  The phrase “media training” can strike fear in anyone not used to talking to reporters. But it doesn’t have
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How to boost your creative thinking: You need to get fit
Creative thinking gets fired up by exercise. Want proof? Michael, a corporate attorney, solves his complicated work problems while swimming.
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15 proven ways to have tons of great writing and content ideas
How do you come up with writing and content ideas? I’ve been asked that throughout my career as a writer
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The truth about print: 5 strong reasons to love it now
In the digital age, is print dead for business and corporate communications? Imagine you produce an employee magazine, brochure or
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Here’s the best way to avoid embarrassing typos
Let’s talk about typos. They’re so embarrassing, right? I once misspelled an executive’s name in the subject line of an
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