Monthly Archives: January 2013

In defence of jargon

I know, I know. Considering the numerous rants in the pages of MichCommunication it’s hard to image a post in favour of jargon. But in today’s increasingly global business world it does have its place. Read on, I might convince

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5 capitalisation abuses that make me see red

As an editor there is very little that annoys me more than apparently random capitalisation. This is a particular problem in corporate comms when people use capitals to indicate something is important, whether it’s a Program or a Product. Aarrrgghhhh.

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Time differences can alienate your audience

Australia may be among the first population centers to see in the new day but we are often last to get the news. Time differences can play havoc with international – and more local – communication, whether talking to staff

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