Category: Rhetoric

Rhetoric is the art of persuading people with words

Glance Networks — a good company!

I’m presently working at Glance Networks.   They’ve been around for well over a decade; they’ve never taken an investment from venture capital firms, and they provide screen sharing and co-browsing services. They make it possible for one person to help another person online with a minimum of fuss. This company stands out in the tech world because half my… Read more →

Using words like John McPhee

One of my favorite writers is John McPhee of Princeton, NJ. He’s written for The New Yorker since my memory of him began, and published many books with the Macmillan publishing company.  He’s the good reason I preach from a manuscript rather than extemporaneously: if a phrase is worth listening to, it’s worth constructing well. There are bad reasons, like my poor memory… Read more →