• communication
  • Learning by Doing

    Learning by doing

    [ Trial and error as the way forward  ] Many people who are reluctant to start writing are driven by an understandable fear : the fear of what others might say; the fear that they may not be good enough; the fear that they have nothing intelligent to add to the discussion; the fear that […]

  • communication
  • Communicate clearly

    Communicate Clearly

    [ Six ways to become more effective ] Let’s start with the idea that communicating with others is generally hard. When we communicate, the idea is to share or exchange information, ideas or news but there is so much that hinders the process that it can fail even before we start. Take misunderstanding, for example […]

  • writing
  • How to Begin the Writing Process

    How to Begin the Writing Process

    [ Differentiating between writing and editing ] In Writing Your First Article, we took a look at a number of different elements pertaining to the task of writing. We dealt with how to overcome fear, the importance of making a plan and how to go about choosing topics that make the most sense for you. […]