Insights

Boards at risk of missing material issues thanks to poorly written papers

I went to a terrific lunch today hosted by Let’s Connect Women, where two senior directors shared valuable insights about life as a Board Director. Toward the end of the conversation someone asked how executives can help Board Members and the conversation rapidly turned toward board papers. It was fabulous …
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If you can’t pitch your idea in 10 words or less Branson’s not interested

Now, that’s uncompromising. Having listened to 25,000 or more pitches, Richard Branson has a nose for what works and he says that if an entrepreneur can’t pitch their idea in 10 words or less he’s not investing. At Clarity College, we are a bit more generous than that: we think …
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Can business communication be thought of as a science?

Many people think that fantastic communicators have unnatural gifts, an innate mastery of a dark art that is so hard to master that it must be with them from birth. You know who I mean, those who command a room or craft stunning prose that transports us to another place. …
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Three ways to help your teams communicate better today

So, we’ve all been there, you write a paper for review and it goes through numerous rounds of edits and then comes back to you two days later riddled with track changes, comments and questions, often added by those who didn’t understand the purpose of the paper in the first …
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