Category Archives: meetings

What Are People Reading on This Blog?

I’m taking an extended vacation this week, so today’s entry and Monday’s will be retrospective pieces to save me from bringing my laptop with me. Today I’ll be looking at the top five entries from 2017 (so far!). Enjoy.

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How Do You Justify Attending a Work Conference?

When I was part of the government/contractor industrial complex, I spent a surprising amount of time writing up justifications for individuals seeking approval to attend a business conference related to work. Why is this so difficult? Not sure, but perhaps … Continue reading

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Continuous Improvement for the Writer

I was rambling on in my personal blog about self-improvement, and after some thought I realized that I could find a way to tie that blog to tech writing. Businesses talk a lot about “continuous improvement,” but it’s often difficult … Continue reading

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Giving Presentations

Are you afraid of anything? –Grad school peer to me, 2002 For the record, I am not fearless when it comes to presentations. This might surprise some of you who have met me and know that I’m quite clear about … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Make Networking Work For You

I can’t be an introvert all the time, and when it comes to doing my job, I’m surprisingly sociable. This is important because talking to people is how you build the relationships that help your scope of knowledge grow. And … Continue reading

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