Archives for June, 2012

Fairy Tales, Communism and “41”

The author Joan Didion famously wrote that “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” That’s a problem with many of our narratives. Often they are fictions designed to help us create order in our world – no matter how untrue they might be. We cling to these narratives to explain our own beliefs, or […]

In the beginning…

I have been helping individuals and organizations communicate for going on 25 years. In that time I’ve crafted hundreds of executive e-mails, produced countless newsletters, webinars and “all hands” town halls, and pitched hundreds of stories to “the media.” I’ve also written several hundred articles for newspapers and magazines as a journalist. Finally, I’ve assisted […]