Category Archives: Humor

Spy on this: Love letter to Publicity

Found this letter on sidewalk next to the mailbox. Somebody is clearly smitten with Publicity. Read on to see for yourself. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ My Dearest Publicity, I worked hard to woo and win you. I honestly didn’t know if you’d even … Continue reading

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Dazzle your readers with these action stars

Are you giving b-o-r-i-n-g, passive verbs a starring role in your copy? You know the type: is, was, has been, to be, being, been, has, was, are, were and their fellow slackers. Don’t make this mistake! Nobody wants to watch … Continue reading

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Work@home: proven + extreme productivity tips

Working from home can be just as productive as working in an office, according to a recent article in the New York Times. Or, alas, as nonproductive as working in an office. To squeeze the most out of your work-at-home … Continue reading

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The Hobbit, Publicity and YOU

Great news for you! Three of the biggest names in show business are ready to help you haul in some FREE publicity. If you’re interested, that is. I’m talking Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and Gollum. IF you don’t know who I’m … Continue reading

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The scary thing about 75% of your coworkers

It’s nearly Halloween. Want to be scared? Here’s a frightening fact about your business. Seventy-five percent of the people in your organization don’t believe they are living up to their creative potential. Okay. I’ll fess up. This may not describe … Continue reading

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10 signs you may be a hobbit

Look in the mirror. Might you be a hobbit without realizing it? Sure, hobbits are short, but there’s more to being a hobbit than stature. Here are 10 signs that you may indeed be a hobbit, at least at heart. … Continue reading

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The Darth Vader in Your Office

Is there a Darth Vader in your office? Here’s how to spot–and deal with–your very own Lord Meanie. You’ll remember Darth Vader from the original Star Wars movie. The one with Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia. What a bad … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Yelling at employees is terribly BAD

Here’s a shocker: If you’re a boss, do not–repeat, DO NOT–yell at your employees. Why not? Because yelling is bad. At least, yelling is bad in work settings. This is according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading

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Harried and humorless at work? Here’s easy help!

“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.” — Mark Twain Hey you! Have you ever worked in a high-stress environment? … Continue reading

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Oolala! One Lovely Blog Award

Great news! GenieSpeaks nominated my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award. I’m both honored and tickled. Thank you, Genie!

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