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24 Mar 2020

Other than the virus, the topic most frequently being discussed, or practiced or sought, is communication. So many people have so many questions, and so many others have chaotic thoughts that aren’t even ready to be formed into questions. Work goes on, but so do the...

28 Jan 2020

Language at Work is over 30 years old.  That means we’ve taught a lot of courses in speaking, writing, and reading to adults.  Often people ask us what’s new in speaking, writing, and reading. “Tell us about the new courses you’re teaching now.” “What are the new topics that are...

23 Oct 2019

Giving feedback, criticism, or even suggestions can be difficult for many, but they are so important that many courses and articles are out there to offer help. Supervisors and managers can easily find assistance in using these critical elements of employee management. But what about the...

11 Oct 2019

For many people the words ‘work’ and ‘social event’ shouldn’t be found in the same paragraph.  ‘Social event’ suggests an activity at which fun, relaxation and sharing are featured. “Work’ suggests, well, work. But most organizations have periodic social events at which attendance is encouraged.  These...

18 Sep 2019

From a student who sings the blues: “When school starts I feel behind already – there’s going to be so much to learn.” A student who sees a blessing: “I can’t wait to get back and start learning new things- and catching up on stuff I’ve forgotten.” Whether entering...