The world seems awash with productivity hacks, and taking good meeting notes will make you a lot more productive at work. I’ve come to realise that it’s a key skill, and not one to leave to the most junior person Continue reading How to Write Meeting Notes
People are not resources, so if you mean people then say people. People are not possessions or interchangeable parts to be consumed or exploited, and the language we use needs to recognise that. Emily Webber wrote about this back in Continue reading People are NOT Resources – how to change your language
For almost two decades I have used green ink when commenting on documents and for editing. I’ve come to believe that green ink is the best colour for editing for a variety of reasons. Here they are. Green Ink Continue reading Green Ink for happier editing?
Would They Lie to You? by Robert Hutton My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is even better than the previous book Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News by Robert Hutton which was a look at journalese. Continue reading Book Review – Would They Lie to You? by Robert Hutton
Romps, Tots and Boffins: The Strange Language of News by Robert Hutton My rating: 4 of 5 stars A really interesting commentary/dictionary on the language used by journalists. Well worth reading. The chapters are themed, e.g. Politics, Sex, Death etc. Continue reading Book Review – Romps, Tots and Boffins by Robert Hutton