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March 29, 2013

The Minimalist Approach to Words

Minimalism—extreme simplification—is an approach to art, and I believe effective communication often favors minimalism as well. Many restaurants in our city have one-word names: Crave, […]
February 4, 2013

Stories Produce Feelings

Krista Ramsey, in a recent Cincinnati Enquirer article, discussed the power of stories as they relate to the Notre Dame star linebacker, Manti Te’o, and […]
December 3, 2012

Adapting Humor to Make It Your Own

On the television broadcast of the Macy’s parade on Thanksgiving, one of the performers was pop singer Chris Isaak. He said that he told his […]
November 5, 2012

Is the Cue Card Still Relevant?

You would think that the cue card would be obsolete with all the technology available today. As speakers, announcers, and performers, why should we need […]