Dealing with conversational quizmasters (June 22, 2019)
Tuck in your ego and it won't get bruised.
Two pain-easing techniques for fellow phone-haters (May 5, 2015)
Other than the most familiar circumstances, such as talking to friends or close colleagues, I quite dislike using the telephone for its archaic, literal purpose. However, as a freelancer with a number of other irons in the fire, I recognize that sometimes this ancient and most ubiquitous communication platform represents the best way to start a conversation with the least hassle, especially when contacting businesses.