Robbie Hyman

Robbie Hyman is a professional communications and public affairs writer. He has 15 years’ experience writing for nonprofits, small business and multibillion-dollar international organizations and is available as a freelance writer for federal agencies.

Robbie has written thousands of pages of content, including white papers, speeches, published articles, reports, manuals, newsletters, video scripts, advertisements, technical document and other materials. He is also co-founder of, an online course that teaches smart money habits to teenagers.

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What the Cop Show Blue Bloods Can Teach You About Writing Better Emails

November 27, 2016 7:59 PM , Updated March 13, 2017 7:43 PM

Believe it or not, the TV drama Blue Bloods can teach us about writing better emails and improving our writing generally). Here are some lessons we can learn from the show.

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Great Life Lessons From the Movie Rudy

September 25, 2015 5:44 AM

The film Rudy can teach us a lot about courage, perseverance and setting achievable goals.

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Why Writing Is Like Solving a Puzzle – And Why That’s Good News For You

September 3, 2015 6:04 PM

The author says that to many of us, writing feels linear. However, he said it should be viewed as solving a puzzle to make the writing process more creative and enjoyable.

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Got Writer’s Block? Here Are 3 Things That Work Every Time

Do you ever struggle with writer’s block? The author, who writes for a living, shares some advice about methods he uses (as well as some things not to do) to help with fighting writer’s block.

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3 Things You Should Be Grateful For (But Probably Aren’t)

April 24, 2015 1:44 PM

Modern life in developed nations has become so routinely amazing that it’s easy to take it for granted. So let’s reflect for a minute on how much our lives are improved by things like these.

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Are You Drowning in a Teaspoon of Water?

March 17, 2015 4:08 AM

Don’t get so stuck on a tiny, trivial issue that you can’t move onto the things that matter.

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When You Aren’t Sure Whether or Not to Ask the Question… Ask the Question

February 26, 2015 6:11 PM

We’ve all learned that if you have a question, you should ask it, because chances are at least a few other people have the same question. The author describes why this is always important, even during times in which you feel shy about asking.

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A Quick Reminder That Spell Check And Auto-Correct Won't Catch Every Mistake

February 6, 2015 6:15 AM

The spell-check, auto-correct and voice-recognition programs on your phone, email, word processor and other tools can be useful — but they’re not replacements for a thorough review of your work before you send it out.

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The Ugly Side Effect of Tracking Your Accomplishments

January 21, 2015 1:19 PM

Do you track your accomplishments? The author says that doing this could actually prove to be counterproductive in the long run.

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An Army Combatives Instructor Gives You 3 Tips for Living with the Warrior’s Spirit

January 20, 2015 4:32 AM

What can you learn from an Army combat instructor about leadership and advancing in your career? As the author illustrates, more than you might imagine. Here are three tips that will help you not only in your job but in your day-to-day approach to life.

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