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April 27: What’s your credo? Have one!

For the month of April, our blog will be devoted to polishing your professional skills. Everything you need to know about courtesy, manners and common sense. And we do mean “need” to know. APRIL 27 No matter your profession or your role, it’s a good idea to have a credo. A credo is a clear rule […]

April 8: Chatting? Watch what you say!

For the month of April, our blog will be devoted to polishing your professional skills. Everything you need to know about courtesy, manners and common sense. And we do mean “need” to know. APRIL 8 It’s easy to get lost in a good conversation with a great friend or colleague, especially while heading to a class, […]

April 3: Sick? Speak up!

For the month of April, our blog will be devoted to polishing your professional skills. Everything you need to know about courtesy, manners and common sense. And we do mean “need” to know. APRIL 3 No one likes to wake up feeling lousy. Worse yet is being sick and having to get to class or a […]

Accuracy check — 8 quick tips

From Think Like an Editor, we bring you some key tips to ensure accuracy in content. Running through this checklist will take less time than it would take to correct any errors or misinformation that otherwise might get past you. Are you publishing content without an editor? This post is especially for you. When you […]

‘Blur’ is A book worth reading

As I recover from surgery, I find I have lots of time to read — and friends have given me lots of books to fill those hours. But I am starting with a book I have had for a while: “Blur,” by Tom Rosenstiel and Bill Kovach. They are the authors of two previous works: […]

Privacy depends on our common sense

Last week, I went with a friend to a doctor’s appointment as support while she got a second opinion about a serious medical issue. At times, I was privy to her medical history, her family’s medical history and her current medical condition, including her weight. She laughed when I assured her that “nothing I hear […]