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To Improve Communication Skills

shut up for once and listen to yourself shut up for once and listen to yourself Two years ago, I was with a friend (Eric “Hypnotica” Von Sydow) during my last month of living in San Diego. During the few days we hung out, he pointed out to me that I kept using a series of noncommittal words and phrases …

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Creating Time

How often do you hear people say, “I need more time.”? I typically hear this from people when they are talking about how they simply do not have the time to do the things that they really enjoy; this is quickly followed by a question asking how I manage to have a full-time job, travel, go on adventures and always …

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Taking Notes with Moleskine

Note-taking, it’s something that I have done for as long as I can remember.  I would take notes in class, lectures, training programs, on the phone, at work in meetings, etc.  It would help me keep information as well as have a record of what was covered. My system of note-taking remained the same from the day I started in …

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Hacking Your Dictionary

I enjoy hacks.  Especially ones that are simple, like this one. Replace the word “try” with “fail” as well as”trying” with “failing”. There…simple.  I actually use TextExpander for this hack.