Writing Workshop Starts on August 24, 2016

I had a great time with my previous version of the Non-Fiction Writing Workshop: Write Non-Fiction to Enhance Your Business and Reputation. I am offering it again, starting this August 24. I added another week, so you have the chance to practice more. I am also...

Four Tips for Pair Writing

I am shepherding an experience report for XP 2016. A shepherd is sort-of like a technical editor. I help the writer(s) tell their story in the best possible way. I enjoy it and I learn from working with the authors to tell their stories. The writers for this...

Four Tips to Writing Better and Faster

A colleague asked me for some tips about writing. With hundreds of articles, blog posts, and 10 books, I know what works for me. I suspect some of these ideas will work for you, too. Tip 1:  Write every day. Write for 15 minutes every day. This practice exercises your...

Want to Write Non-Fiction Better?

If you write as part of your job, I have a new online workshop starting in March. It’s Writing Workshop 1: Write Non-Fiction to Enhance Your Business and Reputation. Here’s the problem I see. You’re a consultant or other entrepreneur. You know you...

Do Teams Gel or Jell?

In my role as technical editor for agileconnection.com, I have the opportunity to read many terrific articles. I also have the opportunity to review and comment on those articles. One such comment is what do teams do? Do they “gel” or do they...

Agileconnection Wants You!

If you follow the Agile Journal, you know that it was hacked beyond repair last fall. I was quiet about wanting more articles. But now, the site is up and ready for business. Go look at agileconnection.com. I wrote a column about how things have changed in From Agile...