Corporations have a hard time finding people who can think and write at the same time,” said an English professor turned publishing consultant. “Better to get a smart writer to write a piece and have an expert verify the accuracy, than have the expert write it and try to edit afterwards. An expert’s badly written… Read more »
Barbara’s cool intelligence and quick grasp of the big picture were quickly apparent to me when we worked together on aspects of the New College website, whose Humanities School content I managed and mostly wrote. Since that time I’ve gained additional appreciation for her versatility and rapid uptake in IT, clean energy, and other areas in which we both work as writers and editors. Barbara’s is a powerful intellect in which technical-logical thinking is reinforced by intuitive pattern recognition and a warm, compassionate heart.
Writer, Editor, Marketing Consultant
When I was hired, AdvisorTeam (subsequently absorbed into Keirsey.com) had just begun to turn a profit from its online version of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, a personality profiling instrument similar to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. These personality tests are popular with job seekers, career counselors, and professionals, so the company decided to develop a career-focused report to capitalize further on David Keirsey’s intellectual property.
Working with a designer, I developed the modular structure and wrote the copy for the 16 versions of the Career Temperament Report, which has been sold online continuously for more than 15 years. Keirsey.com company has since produced several new reports using the template I devised.