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The how of a speech

In a recent post, I wrote about creating a elevator speech. While that post covers the what of a speech, someone asked me about the how of a speech. So here is a quick post on┬áthe how of a speech. … Continue reading

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Creating an elevator speech

A elevator speech is a short speech – usually of 30 seconds – that is a pitch to an accidental meeting in an elevator with someone whom one wants to make an impression on. The objective is to not to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need by Daniel Pink

What is this book about? This is manga about a young man who has begun his job after leaving university. He is struggling and lacking in motivation in his job. A life coaching angel comes his way who he can … Continue reading

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Today’s thief, yesterday’s child – an empathic mindset

Men have come into being for one another; so either educate them or put up with them. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations A few weeks ago, I had parked my car on my street overnight and in the morning discovered that someone … Continue reading

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Must reads on writing for learners

Looking at employer feedback, one of the skills that they value highly is writing. This is for an obvious requirement in┬ájournalism, public relations, and other writerly practices, but it is also a highly valued skill for designers, advertisers, scientists, and … Continue reading

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Update on #52books52weeks

As I wrote in the beginning of the year, I am going to try to read 52 books this year. I have been taking pictures of the books that I can read so far this year and putting those pictures … Continue reading

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Does sleeping matter to learners?

I was reading this article on sleep coaches and performance athletes, and I thought – what about learners? There is a lot of research on the relationship between sleep deprivation and cognitive ability. Some researchers have argued that sleep deprivation … Continue reading

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