Be yourself in business

The Importance of Being Ernest (or Bill or Mary, or Steve…)

You’ve been hearing it your whole life, “Be yourself.” To be truly happy and productive, you should not let others limit your personality; don’t be what you think they want. Just be yourself. I agree. The most successful people, including business people, are comfortable in their skins. However, when it comes to business situations –…

How Jargon Helps Your Business- When To Use it, When Not To

There is a huge movement in business communication right now toward conversational speech. Businesses are trying to strike much more neighborly tones these days to communicate with their audiences. For instance, I write this blog on WordPress. When I log in, my blog says, “Howdy, Kevin!”. Google’s homepage has a button labeled “I’m Feeling Lucky.”…