September 3, 2013
As I wrote last week, we’re trying some new things in the LPDC this fall. Our newest blog feature is Tuesday’s Tip. Every Tuesday, we’ll post a communication tip that you can put to into practice in your courses and … Continue reading
This week’s “Word of the Week” is extraneous. According to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, extraneous is an adjective that means “not forming a vital part” or “irrelevant.” Extraneous can also mean “not having to do with the matter at hand” (The … Continue reading
Bryan A. Garner excerpted one of my favorite parts from his new book over on the HBR. His “Bizspeak Blacklist” should be required reading.
Ben Yagoda in The Chronicle of Higher Education, on Warren Buffett’s 2012 Letter to Shareholders: My favorite part of the letter, improbably, is where Buffett explains why the listed operating expenses for Berkshire Hathaway’s Manufacturing, Service and Retailing group do … Continue reading