After noting our language issues, we meet the Janus Principles, key to loving argument and wise use of tips, including: Shun the Grammar of Weakness; Gain the Powers of Silence; Acquire the Grammar of Power; and Integrate the Verbal, the Nonverbal, the Style, and the Regalia. Emily Dickinson will then remind us to stay true to plan so our statures touch the skies. If you want to read some of Phyllis’s work, visit thewordgrandma.com (she is The Word Grandma) or order How to Say It for Women from your favorite book shop.
About the Speaker:
Phyllis Mindell’s work has always been her hobby. Now 82, she caps a 60 year professional career with a free (and ad free) web site for young women (thewordgrandma.com); a new book; a series of lectures for donors, doctors, and nurses; and workshops for nonprofits and companies.
After earning her doctorate at the University of Rochester, she founded and led Well-Read for decades, crafting singular seminars, workshops, and speeches on reading, writing, speaking, listening, and leadership for an international clientele.
Known as “the world’s expert on professional communications,” Dr. Mindell now brings her ideas to millennials, philanthropists, immigrants, and the under-served.