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Guys Aren’t Gender Neutral: the how and why of (un)biased communication
Monday, 18 Dec, 2017
Guys Aren’t Gender Neutral: the how and why of (un)biased communication

As someone who’s written about communication for decades,..

Hear Us Roar
Monday, 16 Oct, 2017
Hear Us Roar

Following the latest sexual harassment incident with Harvey Weinstein, Jane Fonda requested

Don’t Give Away Free Programs
Sunday, 7 Sep, 2014
Don’t Give Away Free Programs

Offering free programs to prospects is a massive waste of resource: not only are you trying to get prospects you don’t know to spend time they don’t have to do

The good news/bad news about not understanding rules
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2012
The good news/bad news about not understanding rules

I was thinking today about…

Work, Asperger’s, Fun, and The Future
Tuesday, 15 Nov, 2011
Work, Asperger’s, Fun, and The Future

I wake up each morning determined that nothing will bother me today. I go into the shower where I feel safe – I breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that there is nothing I can do wrong there, that I can’t break some sort of rule, or get annoyed by a seemingly inane proceedure that everyone else finds […]

Communicating and working with Aspergers
Tuesday, 27 Sep, 2011
Communicating and working with Aspergers

There is an important NLP premise I hold dear: the meaning of the communication is the response it elicits, separate from my intent.
I believe the truth in this dictum completely, down through my bones. That belief, however is rather poignant, given my communications problems: as an Asperger’s sufferer I sometimes unwittingly communicate in ways that harm, confuse, or annoy. […]