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 Signal Does Your Writing Send?

Always think of your written work as your virtual stand-ins. What do those stand-ins say about you?

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So, Is Multitasking Good Or Bad For You?

Some very smart people disagree about the merits (or demerits) of multitasking as a strategy for productivity. Give both arguments a hearing, and decide for yourself.

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A Productivity Tool That You Can Get Right Now For Free, That Really Works, and That You'll Actually Enjoy

March 10, 2014 6:22 PM

The author discusses what he believes to be a terrific productivity tool and says he wishes he’d discovered it years ago.

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Defeat Stage Fright: Move Around The Room

February 16, 2014 11:21 AM

Simply walking around a bit during your speech or presentation can make you far more engaging and watchable. Here’s why.

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Strange Choice of Words

February 3, 2014 10:41 AM

I just learned that the NYPD has specialized units within it called “Anti-Crime.” (I assume this is true of other big-city police departments as well.) Seriously? That’s what they chose to call these police units? “Anti-Crime?” What are all of the other units for?  

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What the Helpth Are These People Thinking?

January 16, 2014 6:29 PM

The author takes a critical look at one company’s marketing strategy as an example of what not to do when coming up with a name for a product. He uses it as a teachable moment of why it is always important to write with the reader in mind.

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Start Your Presentation or Meeting with a Story – Not a Thank-You

January 8, 2014 3:57 AM

It probably sounds counterintuitive, but here’s why you should avoid opening your talk or a meeting that you’re running by thanking people — even your attendees.

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The Secret To Wisdom Is… Shhh.

December 30, 2013 8:35 PM

Many of us today lack prolonged, uninterrupted quiet time. And we need it – to process, to reflect, to grow.

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Does Your Teen Understand Money?

December 23, 2013 8:52 AM
Does Your Teen Understand Money?

Your teen will soon receive credit cards, a checking account and an ATM card. Simple financial tools like these, if used irresponsibly, can damage your teen’s financial good name for years or even decades. Make sure they understand how these instruments work. Start with these questions.

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Are You Living Your Highest and Best Life?

December 2, 2013 11:45 AM

While earning a real estate appraiser’s license a few years ago, the author stumbled onto a concept that has something profound to say about how we can all live life with more joy, inspiration and purpose.

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