15 in ’14: Part V – Conclusion

15 in ’14: Part V – Conclusion

Body Culture Sexting selfies only works well when one is in good shape. The only aspect of Anthony Weiner’s sexting fiasco that did not subject him to ridicule was his body: he was in tip-top shape. Perhaps if he hadn’t been, he never would have sexted. Since the early 1990s we’ve seen a gradual upping […]

5 Essential Skills for Communications Professionals

5 Essential Skills for Communications Professionals

T/C recently completed a research project for a professional association on the evolving responsibilities of the association communications professional. Following is the “dream quintet of skills” that many employers are seeking in communications professionals. Writing This remains paramount among the skills sought in communications professionals and is, sadly, harder and harder to find in candidates. Many […]

Can You Do “New Business?”

Can You Do “New Business?”

I cannot macramé. Sadly, mastering that particular textile making skill escaped my 1970s era upbringing along with firing the kiln and dipping a wick into boiling paraffin. I’m so bad at macramé, in fact, that if a manager gathered a group of people together on a job and said, “those who can macramé, please step […]