14 Nov 2017

R.I.P. “Thoughts and Prayers” By Beth Archer/Spoken Word Consultant Platitude joins “no comment” in list of phrases not to say Delete the phrase “thoughts and prayers” from your repertoire of go-to sympathetic sayings. It has lost its meaning and no longer conveys what is most important: empathy. It started losing steam a few years ago in social media discussions about the gun debate...

06 Dec 2016

The owner of the Oakland warehouse that tragically burned appeared on the Today Show Tuesday morning with Matt Lauer and Tamron Hall. Judge for yourself, but this could be the most “off the rails” interview in Today Show history.