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Bad Writing Makes Smart People Look Dumb

It may be hard to accept but when you commit bad writing without any intentions, you’ll become a dumb writer in the eyes of your readers no matter how smart you are. It doesn’t matter how smart you are. If you write poorly, it reflects the same negative light on you. People won’t think you’re […]

Do looks matter to you? If you’re like most people — including your customers and prospects — the answer is “Yes.” Particularly in sales, appearance is important. For example, in a competitive situation, all else being equal, the appearance of the salesperson may well be the deciding factor in who gets the business. Appearance is […]

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An academic abstract is a short restatement of all essential points of a research paper. The abstract is one single paragraph and is subject to specific word limits, typically under 300 words. It stands alone bellow the title or at the end of the paper. Note that an abstract is NOT an introduction or a […]

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All U.S. companies that issue publicly traded stock shares must file an Annual Report with the U.S. SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) by law. They have to disclose their financial dealings, strengths and vulnerabilities, by filing Form 10-K every year. Another name for this form is the “Annual Report.” If a company has over $10 […]

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The most important paragraph in any article is the first. If the reader is not attracted by what is in it, he is not likely to continue reading. The first paragraph has to “grab him by the scuff of the neck” and hold him until he is well into the article, and to do this […]

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Did you know your book title is responsible for up to 90% of your book’s initial pulling power? If that sounds incredible, did you know your book’s title can grab your potential reader by the collar and pull him in for the read? It’s all within the power of the first impression. Here are five […]

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In the world of marketing tools, there is probably an endless amount of items that can be used to advertise a company’s name. From t-shirts to pens, pencils, shot glasses, coffee mugs, and everything in between, it’s hard to think of something that cannot be used to market a business. When it comes to marketing […]

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There are many teaching terms that you will inevitably have to learn as you enter a professional education career. It is important to get a feel for the teaching lingo whether you are a prospective educator or a parent who will be interacting with teachers. The following are the 25 most important terms every teaching […]

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A posting recently appeared on craigslist titled, “What am I doing wrong?” The writer is an articulate, 25 year old living in New York City. Although she is stunning and classy, she is single. And she wonders why. Why are some women living lavish lifestyles so “plain”? How does someone not as “smart” or “pretty,” […]

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In Arthur Schopenhauer’s The World as Will and Representation, we find a discussion of how he views ‘the subject’ as one single entity: Therefore the world as representation, in which aspect alone we are here considering it, has two essential, necessary, and inseparable halves. The one half is the object, whose forms are space and […]

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