Re: If you had 15 minutes...

Subject: Re: If you had 15 minutes...
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Viv Crawford <viv_crawford -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 07:14:39 -0400

If it were me, I would present on the value of technical communications in a
company. In my company, there isn't much respect for what I do, and I accept
that that's my fault - I haven't sold myself and my skills enough. They like
the end result, but have no appreciation for what it took to get there.

Suzette Leeming



On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Viv Crawford <viv_crawford -at- hotmail -dot- com>wrote:

>
> to present something to your entire company, what would you present?
>
>
>
> Every morning, one of us presents a 'something'. Often developers do show
> and tells of whatever they've developed recently, or tools or technologies
> they are investigating or implementing. Managers and account managers will
> update us on how various opportunities are progressing. The admin people
> will periodically update us on the procedures we should be following.
>
>
>
> Normally, when I present, because I'm fairly new in post, I'm able to
> preset a new thing. First time, I showed the tool I was intending to buy.
> Next time round I showed some prototype output I'd made with said tool. The
> next time I used this slot to get developer buy-in and feedback on how I was
> intending to refer to various UI elements (hemidemisemisubtabs etc...) in
> the forthcoming manual.
>
>
>
> I'm due to present again next week and am wondering, if you could talk to
> your entire company for 15 to 20 minutes about anything at all, what would
> you tell 'em?
>
>
>
> Would love to hear,
>
> Thanks!
>
>
>
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