Lisa has provided her own contact details for those so motivated, and gives insight on how to find a coach in your locale. When people exiting a theater are asked what they thought about the movie or stage production, most affirm like or dislike but cannot articulate , beyond vague yet obvious responses like “exciting,” “dramatic,” “boring,” “too long,” “wow, what a chase scene,” etc.

It lists 45 strategies that small business owners can adopt to revive their business. For example, if you feel the article is high quality overall but you oppose the views and conclusions expressed in a small portion, focus your questions and review on the small portion, providing positive general commentary on the balance.

And it sets out five value-added ways that a business coach could be engaged (project based; direction-setting regular checkup; stretch targets; modeling; and mentoring)“Ask your coach for support – a good business coach will have a range of mindset techniques, tools and tips that enable you to move past these paralyzing emotions and into a space where anything is possible! You might say something like “This is an important and powerfully-presented article in the main, but the author’s arguments about XYZ are faulty and misleading.

Or you want to attack a thesis you find egregiously in error.

You want to pen a first By showing you how to write your first serious review, you’ll be introduced to a world you might have thought falls outside of your skill set.

For clearly poor work (in your opinion), one star () is a much stronger message than no stars.

Some Knols are well written, supported by linked research, illustrated to a fault and yet still make your blood boil because they present a thesis that you deem egregiously in error. Should you merely give it one star, avoid the quick question review and perhaps leave a challenge comment? If the Knol is gaining page views and stars, you may want to share your contrary view in a review.

A key reason for writing article reviews in online user content communities is to encourage article grading for meritorious efforts so that less-than-stellar work withers on the vine.

An axiom of review is that it’s best to only review articles that strike you as having innate quality (although this can be hard to define).

Intuitively, you sense that to be able to contribute more effectively to user-content communities like Knol, your work and the work of others will improve if reviewed in a fair and evenhanded way.