Author Archives: Carolyn Lavin

Deluged By Verbosity: Why Less Is More

A recent article crossed my desk encouraging writers (and speakers) to eliminate phrases that are “expendable” … and just get to the point!  The phrases included “as a matter of fact” and “in other words” and “needless to say” … phrases which are usually NOT necessary to convey one’s message.  As...

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Reap The Rewards of Face-to-Face Networking in Q1

It’s a new year and everyone is energized – again – to get out there and reap the rewards of the cornucopia of networking events! There have been several stellar face-to-face business networking events in January:  PBN Book of Lists party, CPA-banker-lawyer gathering, and Providence Chamber breakfast with the Boston...

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