Tag Archives: etiquette

What Should You Share on Social Media?

This topic comes up occasionally, but it’s still worth discussing. Being a cranky Gen-Xer who spent his formative experiences with the early Internet at Walt Disney World, I developed a healthy respect for and paranoia about the wide reach of … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of the RSVP

Going to vent here today. I’m convinced that the RSVP is becoming a lost art–to the professional and personal detriment of us all.

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Dressing for Success–Male Tech Writer Edition

I’ll preface some of this so I don’t come across as a killjoy: I hate wearing neckties. My most comfortable clothing combination is a Hawaiian shirt, jeans, and gym shoes. However, I’ve learned the social necessity of dressing to fit … Continue reading

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Playing Nicely With Subject Matter Experts

I gave this talk today at the 2013 STC Rocket City Technical Communication Conference. Perhaps it will be of some use to you.

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Using the Tools Effectively‏

“She is starting to damage my calm.” –Jayne Cobb, Serenity  Everyone has their little pet peeves. One of mine is improper use of office email systems, particularly Outlook, and I’ve seen a lot of it. And let me clarify here … Continue reading

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