Organizing Theory & Artistry

Month: September 2010

Ruly Ruth’s Communication Style

Ruly Ruth’s Communication Style

How we communicate with others has changed drastically in my 37 years. As a little girl, we hand wrote thank you notes to our relatives for their extremely generous gifts. In college, email was starting up, and we emailed professors and fellow students and in […]

Six Ways to Make People Like You [on Facebook]: If Dale Carnegie was Your Facebook Friend

Six Ways to Make People Like You [on Facebook]: If Dale Carnegie was Your Facebook Friend

Dale Carnegie is author of one of the best-selling business publications of all time, How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936. In this work, Mr. Carnegie sets forth a variety of principles of human behavior, including “Fundamental Techniques in Handling People,” […]

Fall Gardening and Communicating with Gardeners

Fall Gardening and Communicating with Gardeners

This weekend we spent a lot of time in our garden. It was not exactly planned but the bare root plants I ordered last spring suddenly arrived and had to be put in the ground within 2 days. So, we reordered our plans and cleaned […]

3 Hints to Organize Your E-mail

3 Hints to Organize Your E-mail

E-mail is one of the most useful communication tools we have. In the last few years, more and more communications are coming to our electronic mailboxes. What used to be just notes from friends is now a repository for marketing materials, newsletters, bills, receipts, fundraising […]

Ruly Bookshelf: The Twitter Book

Ruly Bookshelf: The Twitter Book

If you are over the age of 25, Twitter is most likely a complete mystery. You may have heard bits and pieces about Twitter and figure that it has something to do with sending messages with lots of acronyms and juvenile abbreviations like: r u […]