FENCI's Corner


Bad Writing Is Destroying Your Company’s Productivity

A hidden source of friction is slowing your company down. Your workers are complicit in it. So is your management. And it’s driving everybody nuts. It’s bad business writing.



The Right Way to Cut People Off in Meetings

You’ve spent hours preparing for the meeting. The objectives are clear. The agenda is tight. Relevant material was distributed to attendees in advance. Smartphones are put away, and your team seems focused and ready to work.



How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you find yourself on your way back home. Nine or 10 hours have passed but you’ve accomplished only a few of your priorities.



How to Overcome the Midday Slump

“It’s just not realistic to expect ourselves to be on all day,” says Carson Tate, author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style. “Just as you wouldn’t expect yourself to walk at a brisk pace for eight solid hours, you shouldn’t expect yourself to be focused or think strategically for that amount of time,” says Tate.



5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help

Interesting Article. We recommend you read it.



The new rules of content marketing

'All in or nothing’ was more than just a World Cup strapline for Adidas, it was a real-time marketing state of mind. When the social media superlatives and hyper-masculine ‘war room' analogies subside, what can the industry learn from Adidas’ content marketing coup?




Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.



Is your business ready for four day a work week?

The Internet is full of blog posts and editorials suggesting that companies are ready for the four-day workweek. But are we?



Content Creation in an Age of Excess

Small businesses take note: It's no longer about your products and services. It's about giving your customers what they want and need--and not old-fashioned marketing.



Is the internet making everything sh*t?

It is time, people of marketing, that we stopped and reflected on what is going on around us. Our lives are intrinsically digital, and any sensible comms plan should reflect that. But there is a point at which the digital community has a responsibility to stop the sales job, give a bit of thought to how digital is affecting the world at large, and acknowledge that technological progress is having all sorts of unintended consequences.