Presenter Guidebook

These guidelines work equally well for presenters, event coordinators, & trainers, and for companies evaluating speakers and venues. Continue Reading →

Technical Writing Tips

Technical Writing Tips Yes, I offer writing and editing services, but what if YOU are invited to or are required to do technical writing despite having little or no experience Continue Reading →

Ice Breakers for Training or Conferences

There are several books “out there” about training ice breakers, but I did not like the suggestions I found. Most were too corny, too crass, or would use more time Continue Reading →

Business Infographics: Training, Retreats, Conferences

Now that we’re resigned to living on Zoom for the Winter and Spring, let’s refresh our memories about how to use business infographics to conduct sessions – even if you Continue Reading →

Vimeo Versus YouTube

Both YouTube and Vimeo are video sharing networks. Users can upload videos for free. Each has different levels of storage and support. A brief comparison of Vimeo and YouTuber video sharing platforms may help you decide which to use for specific content. Continue Reading →

Write by the Rails – Invitations to Participate: Poems | Short Snippets

Write by the Rails campaign uses poems, quotes, and short (Tweet-size) writings to promote the work of writers in Prince William County, Virginia. Here are some examples in case you want to participate. Continue Reading →

Training Series #2 – What Trainers Should Know About a Training Venue BEFORE Classes Start!

Nancy giving a PowerPoint training speech in a venue

There are always surprises when you’re training, but the venue basics should not be one of them. Get your questions answered in advance. Here is a checklist to help you, regardless of whether you’re doing the training or you want me to develop and present the materials. Continue Reading →

Training Series ~ #1 How to Construct New Classes and Training Programs

First in a series about basic training guidelines. Whether you hire me to develop materials and/or train, or you want to do it yourself, these guidelines should help you formulate your offerings. Continue Reading →

How to Choose Your Voice (Style) for Any Writing Project

Voice refers to the style, tone, format, and language used in writing projects. What are some options and which should you choose? Continue Reading →

Knowledge, Wisdom, and the Tao Te Ching

As a Life Coach and as a provider of writing and editing services, I know the ideas I want to convey are greatly reduced by the use of words. Carry on after reminders from the Tao Te Ching. Continue Reading →