The ability to overcome resistance is the key to being persuasive, because persuasion is rarely necessary unless the audience says it doesn’t like your idea, doesn’t believe your message, or doesn’t want to do comply with your request. So if resistance is the one obstacle that stands in the way of your achieving your goal,… Read more »
In some cases, simplifying writing is particularly important, and no one should fear that they are “dumbing it down.”
If you want to motivate others to help you, a simple thank you goes a long way.
Usually we say, “Out with the old, in with the new,” around January, but that also describes what is happening to the news release.
There are many more people playing baseball in France these days than were 15 years ago, but how good do you think French baseball is? That occurred to me when I saw the headline on a short New York Times piece, “We are all writers now.” Well, maybe not.