October 2005

Show number 21 of Better Communication Results the podcast is now ready for your downloading delight. In this edition I begin a two-part series on Listening. Today’s edition discusses 12 blocks to effective listening. Update: link to download below has been corrected — it originally had an extra http:// in it. Oops! Download the show […]

Looks like I was wrong

by Lee Hopkins on October 31, 2005

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Well, a little while ago I commented that I found Apple’s 75% market share a bit hard to swallow. Looks like I might be wrong. According to Podcasting News: Over 100 small and medium-sized MP3 music player factories have closed in China over the past few months. “In Shenzhen only, three brands of MP3 players […]

A colleague has asked me for advice on encouraging employees to leave comments on discussion threads attached to articles on their company intranet. As my colleague points out, I haven’t done a hard sell yet as I wanted to build up a number of stories with the discussion threads on them, but so far I’m […]

Tell me more, tell me more…

by Lee Hopkins on October 31, 2005 · 2 comments

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My main man Jenkins has left we devotees tantalisingly hanging in mid air about the cluelessness of Bacons Information Inc.

Surfulater: product testing in progress

by Lee Hopkins on October 30, 2005 · 2 comments

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Neville Franks has informed me of his new product, Surfulater. It appears to be a combination of uber-bookmarks collector, information collector, content saver and information manager. Neville’s site says the $35 product is “the ideal tool for researchers, students, teachers, hobbyists and web surfers across the board.” I’ve downloaded it and am going to give […]

Steve’s Extreme Planner

by Lee Hopkins on October 30, 2005

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Hilarious stuff – and a hoopy frood who *really* knows where his towel is!

“If you plant rice, rice will grow. If you plant fear, fear will grow.”

Chain, chain, chain…

by Lee Hopkins on October 30, 2005 · 2 comments

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Nova Spivak has put a call out to anyone who reads him, asking if they would like to trade links.

My own blogger blogs often go for several months without posts and they are the ones that appear to refresh by themselves. Curious

Will Donna have a walk-out?

by Lee Hopkins on October 27, 2005 · 4 comments

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She could always introduce it as a new development in the blogosphere amongst professional business communicators