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St Joseph's College (English literature)
University of Kent at Canterbury, England (Graduate Coursework)
For 30 years, I wrote speeches and did media training for senior executives at GE and other major corporations. My personal writing has appeared in Newsweek magazine, The Albany Times Union and The Newtown Conn. Bee newspaper. Clarity, concise messages and presentation skills are key to this work. Words and knowing how to behave in an interview are how we present ourselves to colleges, employers and often the world at large.
Prior to my work life, I went to graduate school in England. As an American, the perspective this provided has been invaluable in my professional career.
Positioning your messages, expressing them clearly and connecting with your audience (college recruiter, hiring manager, client, etc.) are central to meeting your goals. I can help you organize your approach so you'll make the best of your talents. We'll address writing (it's easier than you think), messages (When you leave the presentation/interview, what will they remember?) and presentation skills (body language, eye contact, tone, etc.).
Finally, you'll feel you've done a first-rate job of making your case. And that's a great feeling.
For 30 years, I wrote speeches and did media training for senior executives at GE and other major corporations. My personal writing has appeared in Newsweek magazine, The Albany Times Union and The Newtown Conn. Bee newspaper. Clarity, concise messages and presentation skills are key to
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I was, for a long time, a corporate communications executive at GE and other big companies. My job was to help business leaders express themselves in words.
My own writing has appeared in The Newtown Conn Bee, The Albany Times-Union, The Philadelphia Daily Report and Newsweek magazine.
I take a gentle and jovial approach to writing and teaching. Most people, including children, are actually good storytellers. That's at the very heart of writing. I have three grown children, two of whom are poets and one teaches English at Cornell University.
I look forward to working with you to bring out the writer within.