The Only Reason to Use “Reply All”

I’m ready to start a campaign to either promote the professional use of the Reply All email response or ban the option altogether. There’s only one reason to ever use it. Plus, tips on writing effective rather than efficient emails.

Purpose First – My Work Mantra

My approach to every project I work on and every piece of content I write can be summed up in two words: “purpose first.” This work mantra has served me, and the companies I’ve worked for, well. It’s simple yet profound. By defining the purpose first, you’re focusing your work (and your mind) on the…

4 Tips to Connect with Your Audience

While I can’t give away all the great stuff we teach at Dardis Communications on this blog, I can give you these four tips for connecting with your audience. Whether you are giving a presentation, speaking up during a meeting or planning an important conversation with a key stakeholder, considering putting these tips into action:…

CRAM to Remember Names

When a business acquaintance remembers your name, you know you’ve made a true connection. But for most of us, remembering names is challenging. I struggle with this sometimes. Based on my experience and information I’ve read, I created the following acronym as a method for remembering names. C = Choose to Care First, make a…