9 Be a Communicator: Speaking, Writing, and Interviewing

DOI: 10.4324/9781003260387-11

Perhaps the late Earl Nightingale, author of Lead the Field and numerous other success classics, summed it up best: “The higher you climb on a pyramid, the farther you can see, the fresher the air, and the less crowded it becomes. Another rewarding thing about climbing is that as we climb, we help most of those associated with us climb, too.” Accordingly, one of the most important ladders leading to the top of any field is KNOWLEDGE. The greater your knowledge, the more power you can exercise over your life and your future. So, where do you start? Begin with proficiency in our language, specifically English, and then progress to your particular area(s) of ...

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