Whether we're looking at our personal lives or business, we often let habits dictate how we communicate with others.
Greetings from my past. I'm not even sure I could tell you why postcards were special - they were rarely artistic or thought provoking - but I think it's because they suggested that people were thinking of you at a time when they were happy and enjoying life.
If you type into Google the question 'How often should I blog?' there are 'about' 2 billion pages returned. And the most terrifying of these - for a small business - are those which suggest daily blogging (multiple posts!). I've been reading through some of these articles to consider my own perspective on this question.
There'd be no more homework, or junk mail, or unwanted flyers forced on unsuspecting passers-by. No more books, magazines or newspapers - but how much would you miss them? Without words on the internet we'd have more space for funny cat videos - but it would be harder to comment on them? No more birthday cards, social media or instant messaging... The list just goes on.
So much of my focus in life is about the importance of words and communication. Not only as a copywriter where my ability to provide the right words can help find a customer, create a network and build a business. But in all areas of life, every day brings new opportunities to get communication right… Continue reading Is there a difference between speaking a language and communicating?
We’re nearing the end of December, so – having previously looked at which words evoke Spring, Summer and Autumn – it’s about time I faced the fact we’re in Winter.