Category Archives: Personal

2020 Or 2021

It’s one of these mathematical conundrums that people can argue about until they’re blue in the face. Continue reading

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Self-Editing of Business Communication

Let me start by saying that it is always better to have an independent set of eyes read your copy before you publish it. And it should be someone who, as a friend of mine would say, is willing to … Continue reading

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Why hire a Business Communication Coach?

No matter what field you are in, your level of management or your political aspirations, we all need to communicate effectively and efficiently. We are not talking about the technical side of communications, the writing of code or the programing … Continue reading

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For my dad…

This is republished with permission of the Columbia Missourian. I know the column was a bit late for Father’s Day and later now, but I believe still relevant.  Unfortunately my dad’s health is deteriorating quickly and his wish to allow … Continue reading

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I Haven’t Died – Yet

After all, we will all die sometime, right? Over the last few months, I have been planning to complete a “readjustment” of the web site. Rename some pages, create new sub-domains, remove stuff, design a Press Kit (as if anyone … Continue reading

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A Change of Pace – Your New Year’s Circumcision?

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Tis two days before New Year’s and all through my house, worries about the real possibility of a fiscal free-fall because our Congress cannot act like adults, gun control advocates and opponents who speak different languages with no translators, and … Continue reading

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Happy Festivus and Philip Navada – Whoever Philip is.

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It is 11:00pm Christmas eve as I write this short note. As some already realize, December 25 marks seven days before the start of Valentine Day sales, having seen the first indications at my local Macy’s and Target. It also … Continue reading

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Celebrating Consumerism

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I have a deep dislike for the winter holiday season. Not Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, the winter solstice, or any of the other multitude of holidays that celebrate the return of light and life. It is not a case of Seasonal … Continue reading

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Clearing up some confusion

My  posting in the Columbia Missourian concerning Missouri ballot issue titled “Amendment No 2,” was written before the shootings in Aurora Colorado (I lived in Denver for 25-years) and has nothing to do with the Second Amendment of the Constitution. … Continue reading

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Depression and Epilepsy

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Epilepsy and depression suck, and the hospitals do not have a medicinal Jack Daniels for the family. I am not asking for sympathy or empathy for Kathy or myself. Your thoughts and, if you are so inclined, prayers are much … Continue reading

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