The keynote speaker at the Sixth Annual Global Impact Awards of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce offered a few bits of inspirational wisdom I’d heard before.
If not me, who?
If not now, when?
If we don’t, our competition will.
Just because we could, doesn’t mean we should.
Each of those quotations is, of course, a great piece of advice. But, then, Kat Cole, president of FOCUS Brands, Inc., who is responsible for building FOCUS Brands’ revenues and profits throu
A West Coast firm we have worked with extensively for several years through a third party sent us numerous editing requests in December and then started off this year with a steady stream of assignments in January. Because business often slows down during the holidays, we thought a strong finish to the year and a great start after New Year's was a signal that 2015 would be a great year with this company. Then they went dark in February. And they stayed mostly dark in March. A
The Global Commerce Council of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce invited us today to participate in the creation of a metropolitan Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Plan. Needless to say, we gladly accepted.
The FDI is a joint nationwide effort by Brookings Institution (Brookings) and JPMorgan Chase to attract foreign investment to U.S. metros. Metro Atlanta is one of only six U.S. metros to be invited to participate in the project.
The FDI is actually the second phase
Our story about miniature plants being the most interesting plants in the forest made the editors' list of favorite stories at Mother Nature Network. That's pretty cool! Also cool are the great photos by Leonard Turner. Narrative writing about the environment, sustainability and urban agriculture are three topics we write about regularly in the Worldwide Editing environmental track. Mother Nature Network has just posted two more stories in that track. One is about 2015 being