Diana Sabogal

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10 Tips For Better Business Writing

The growing ubiquity of e-mail means that everyone in business, from lords of finance to programmers who dream in code, needs to write intelligently. By using simple, clear, precise language--and following a few other basic writing rules--you can become a better communicator.

How to Start a Conversation You’re Dreading

I anticipated that the conversation would be difficult.<p>Shari* and I had worked together for many years, and I knew she was expecting me to hire her to run a leadership program for one of my clients, Ganta, a high-tech company. But I didn’t think Shari was the right fit for Ganta or, frankly, for …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

You might be rocking headphones while you read this–but does what’s playing make you better at your job?<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity–but does music itself …

Yes, Gender Equality Is A Men’s Issue

Emma Watson’s HeForShe campaign calls on men to become allies for gender equality. Here’s why it’s important and what men can do.<p>One thing is for sure, if Emma Watson’s speech on gender equality delivered at the United Nations last week was given by a man, the headlines we’d be reading would have …

Writing is Power

We’re writing more than ever these days. Every day, you’re texting, emailing, and chatting. As many of us sit at our computers at work all day and …

Creative Writing

Executive Master of Leadership

CHANGE YOUR LIFE.<p>Transforming Leaders • Fortifying Organizations • Catapulting Careers.<p>Designed for experienced professionals ready to take their …

Speaking of Leadership . . .

<b>The Vision Think, and Its Limits</b><p>by Robert B. Denhardt<p>Director of Leadership Programs, Price School of Public Policy <br>University of Southern …

Your Company Is Only as Good as Your Writing

Good writing: Businesses claim to practice it, support it, and value it. But more often than not, their money isn’t where their mouth is. Poor grammar and jargon-riddled writing are rampant. We’re great at inventing terms — the instruction manual for my toaster refers to the lever that pops up the …

It's Not Just Semantics. Words Make an Enormous Difference in Leadership

If you can't communicate clearly, you can't do business.<p>A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a group of entrepreneurs that I am not a fan of Jim Collins. There are many reasons, but one of them is that I dislike when he presents his work as though it is science. Business is not a science; it is not …

Leadership