• With the world as competitive as it is, and the economy uncertain at best, it should come as no surprise that we should use any and all available advantages. Having impeccable manners and understanding the rules of etiquette are critical determinants of success and key to winning people over. I do not know a single highly successful person who does not have these skills down to a science. Unfortunately, the boundaries of propriety have been eroding steadily and accelerating over the past two or three decades. The following examples may ring a bell:

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  • Today is Thursday, so this post is on communication skills.

    Clear, crisp writing is an important communication skill.  Successful people are able to get across their ideas in an easily readable way.  I’ve been blessed.  Writing has always come easy to me.  I enjoy it.  Studying Journalism in college helped too.  There’s nothing like a critique from a Journalism professor to help you clean up your writing.

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