Category Archives: peers

Follow-Up

I’m a tad grouchy today, and I apologize. The source of today’s grumpiness is related to people not following up on simple tasks.

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Is Advice from Older People Worth Anything?

A week or so ago, a high school friend suggested on Facebook that Millennials and Gen Z (Zoomers?) young folks shouldn’t bother listening to older people’s advice about how we did things “back in our day.” His assertion was that … Continue reading

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Employing Zoom for Workplace Communications

If you’re a technical writer and you’re still working, by now you’re most likely working remotely. That means there’s a good chance you’re attending some form of audio or video-based meeting via Zoom, Skype, or other video teleconferencing (VTC) application. … Continue reading

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Is This Really Necessary? Expediting Work Procedures in Times of Crisis

Some of you already know this, but I was infamous during my corporate career for raising my hand in meetings and asking if some new, additional meeting or procedure was really actually needed. I got so predictable that at one … Continue reading

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Conveying Urgency Through Style

Depending on the situation, my writing style can be terse or exceptionally “fluffy” (full of extra pleasantries). Today I’m in a terse mood because I have work to do, so I’ll keep this short and to the point.

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