Cristobel wanted to send a letter of protest to her children’s school. The school administration had introduced a new policy, with immediate effect, that was threatening to wreck her carefully laid plans for managing the children’s schedule. The situation was quite stressful for her but she did not want to come across as strident. HerContinue reading “Striking the right tone”
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Nina was eager to nab the internship position in a leading business consulting firm. “Ms. Sheila, this is my dream company. The competition for that position is fierce and yet I am not sure that my first degree and the work I have done are relevant,” she said. “Nina, what it took to earn thatContinue reading “Perfect fit”
Who do you say you are?
Last year, I worked with a small company with big dreams to become the leader in its niche area. They sell seeds and agricultural inputs to farmers all over the country. When we met, I asked each of the team members the same question. “When people ask what your company does, what do you say?’Continue reading “Who do you say you are?”
A recent WhatsApp chat.
Liz (Resume Upgrade client): I totally love it. I loved reading it. Sheila: That’s what I want to hear! I want every writing project, even a C.V. to read like a story. Liz: Wow. You have mastered this art. I can’t wait to send it to Amos. Sheila: Who is Amos? Liz: The one whoContinue reading “A recent WhatsApp chat.”
What they are saying…
This blog has articles and advice on using storytelling to present oneself effectively. We also share stories of how writing support has helped clients to achieve their goals and caused lots of satisfaction and even delight!