Tags: technical communication trends

How Technology is Making Us Lazy

Inspiration for this article came from David Dick at STC’s Notebook. Technology is making our life much more comfortable, and we are getting lazier. Here are some of the ways technology is making us lazy: You only visit friends or family on FaceTime or Skype. You wonder where someone is if they don’t answer their […]

Which Skill Sets Are Important for a Technical Writer?

This article first appeared in Writing Assistance, Inc. Like any profession, becoming a technical writer requires a mastery of a certain set of skills. When large manuals were the standard in the profession, this skill set involved primarily writing and illustration skills. But today the worlds of communications and technology have evolved dramatically. How has that evolution […]

Playing with NLP

Written by Teresa Goertz People like people who like themselves. It was the first quote—though not the last— that Master NLP Trainer, Lindagail Campell, used to kick off the evening’s presentation, Picking up the Cues. Lindagail describes Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) as a comprehensive set of skills for personal growth and professional development, including verbal and […]