Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Volunteer Opportunities

Make a vital contribution to STC and our Ohio STC chapter! You can help the chapter continue to achieve its award-winning service to its membership and community. In addition, there are many benefits to being a chapter volunteer, such as: Develop new skills Receive mentoring from STC leaders Advance your career: Add assets, experience, and … Continue reading…

Elections and Awards Meeting

Ohio STC will hold elections for officers for the 2022 – 2023 year on Thursday June 14 from 5:30pm  – 8:00pm Eastern Daylight time. Elections will be held for the positions of: Vice President: Candidate Paulette Tiggs, Senior Member Secretary Treasurer Our current Vice President, Lisa Adair, will advance to office of President for the … Continue reading…

A Leadership Program of Interest (June 8)

Join the CAC (Community Affairs Committee) at STC’s annual virtual Leadership Program as we take a deep dive into building vibrant STC communities and celebrate STC’s true treasure: our dedicated leaders and volunteers. The CAC invites all STC leaders, volunteers, and members who are interested in becoming more active in STC communities. Join us as … Continue reading…

2022 Summit Recap

It’s been a couple of years, but the STC Summit was back to an in-person event this year. Admittedly, attendance seemed a bit lower than the previous Summits that I’ve attended. But that’s understandable – many people are still reluctant to attend large events. The smaller numbers didn’t diminish the feeling of excitement that you … Continue reading…

Age Is Not Just a Number

Ageism in the workplace is as much a diversity concern as other issues. It goes both ways. Younger and older employees may feel disrespected or devalued because of the age bracket they fit in. Older workers may feel they are treated like they are irrelevant. Younger workers may feel as if they are not taken … Continue reading…

Welcome to the Circular Economy (Book Review)

Welcome to the Circular Economy: The next step in sustainable living Claire Potter. 2021. Lawrence King Publishing. [ISBN 978-1-91394-712-5. 192 pages. US$19.00 (hardcover). Claire Potter owns what she calls a circular economy design studio. With this award-winning studio located in Brighton, United Kingdom, and her design work, Potter helps to save CO2 and create value … Continue reading…

Tyranny of ‘Just One More Thing’

This article is for all writers, whether technical or document writers– fully employed, contractors or freelancers.  It will primarily cover three topics that seem difficult for many writers to master (especially the second one below). Scoping the work Ensuring changes are costed (time and fees) Includes two sample forms The origin of the topic comes … Continue reading…

Call for Mentors

STC Florida is seeking mentors (from any STC chapter) to pair with students from the University of Central Florida. Currently, the program has more students seeking mentoring than mentors available. We’re delighted about the interest among the students, and we want to provide enough mentors to enable them to get started in the program. So … Continue reading…