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 […]

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Looks like I was wrong

by Lee Hopkins on October 31, 2005 · 0 comments

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Steve’s Extreme Planner

by Lee Hopkins on October 30, 2005 · 0 comments

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

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

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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.

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

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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

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