Pandemic Term Updated with New Name by World Health Organization

New words are given to things that need clarity. Last year, breakthrough was defined by the CDC to describe those cases of fully vaccinated people becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/delta-variant.html COVID Words https://www.healthline.com/health-news/long-covid-now-has-a-formal-definition-from-the-who-what-to-know#1. Long COVID, long-haul COVID, chronic … Continue reading

Your Answers to Everyday Questions Have Meaning and Power Than You Might Think

I was at a networking event tonight, and the topic of how we answer questions came into discussion. I opined that we often chose to answer questions – like, “How are you?” without thinking. Some say – Good. Others have … Continue reading

What is Needed to be an Author?

What should be the first thing you determine before writing the first words of your first (or next) book? One of the first questions I ask a new client (new author or experienced author) is, “Who is your audience?” The … Continue reading

Words Have Greater Consequences Than You Might Know

I attended the You: Mission Critical Conference held at NASA this past week. I learned many things. One was a demonstration of how words have consequences. A friend of mine was called up on stage. The presenter talked about positive … Continue reading