How to Become a More Prolific Blogger

February 3rd, 2010 with 7 Comments

A long-time blog reader sent me a personal message that I thought I’d share with you.  He wrote: I used to read your carlonhaas.com blog.  You used to blog once a week or so, then it’s almost like you disappeared.  But here you are at a new blog and I get e-mail updates from you […]

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5 Worst Business Clichés Ever

January 21st, 2010 with 15 Comments

One of the worst jobs I ever had was translating a business proposal from Korean into English.  Why? Because it was so laden with business jargon that I had no idea what the document was saying.  And the words they were using were DIRECTLY borrowed from English.  And when I asked the writer what he […]

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What the Notorious BIG Can Teach You About Sounding Smart

January 12th, 2010 with 1 Comment

One day a man was talking to his co-worker at his office.  They talked about many things, but inevitably the subject of work came up.  You see, each man worked in different departments and had different bosses, and they liked to talk about the latest goings-in. One man said to the other, “My boss is […]

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Verbal Power: Figuratively and Literally

January 6th, 2010 with 3 Comments

One way we get ourselves into deep poop is to say the wrong thing to the wrong person.  But what if it’s not intentional? I’m a big believer in the power of words.  As a writer, I have told anyone who would listen that writing clearly affects the way people think about you.  The same […]

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