Jargon destroys your credibility

Jargon destroys your credibility

Many think that a simple style often reflects a simple mind. Every sector or profession is mired in jargon and the overuse of “professional speak”. I’ve worked with many of them, and not one is immune from this virus. And it’s getting worse.     Offices and board...
Get Ready for the “Smart Machine Age”

Get Ready for the “Smart Machine Age”

Get ready for the “Smart Machine Age” Thus spake the Washington Post in mid February. Is it serendipitous, coincidental, or just a sign of the times that I read 2 articles on the same afternoon about the same subject? Jamie Nimmo writes in the Evening...
Are you employable in the 21st Century?

Are you employable in the 21st Century?

Remaining employable is a challenge that touches all of us. Anthony Hilton wrote the article, “How to survive work in the 21st Century”, I quote below. It was  published in London’s Evening Standard on Tuesday  18th October. Pretty well everything he...