Monthly Archives: September 2008

Using “No,” “Not,” and other negatives better (Part 3 of Learning to Fish)

I’m going to give you two sentences to think about. “Please feel free to contact me if you have questions.” “Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions.” Those say the same thing, don’t they? Technically, they do. … Continue reading

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RJPs, ELPs, and other Alphabet Soups (Part 2 in learning to Fish)

Today we’re going to look at one or two of the most powerful tools in an HR executive’s arsenal. I have a hard time seeing these as two totally separate tools. It’s a bit like saying that a flat-head and … Continue reading

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