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It’s Okay, Dad Always Picks Up The Tab

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Robin hears a knock at the door. “Who’s knocking at the door. I’m not expecting anyone. I’m not ready for company. I’m not dressed. Look at my hair. Maybe, it’s just a salesman,” she said as she walked to the

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How Do I Rewrite My Life?

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Identify Your Thoughts and Emotions In order to make changes you must first become aware of your automatic thoughts and the associated emotions. Some changes are easy to make just by changing your automatic thoughts. Others are more difficult because

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Does The Script of Your Me-Movie Need Rewriting?

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What’s a Me-Movie? We all know that movies are a sequential series of images and sounds that engage the viewers imagination to tell a story or create a perceived experience. Every life is a story. Let’s turn our attention to

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Who Do Your Words Say You Are?

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Robin Back On Assignment Remember Robin from Part 1 and Part 2? She was given the assignment to evaluate an individual’s communication. In Part 2 she was People Watching at the Ferry Building Marketplace where she observed a couple having

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How To Communicate Effectively With People Who Think Differently

I can hear some of you who are reading this post ask, everybody thinks differently, so what exactly do you mean? Correct, people don’t think or do anything exactly the same, unless, perhaps, identical twins. Image by Pete Linforth from

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How To Find The Cure For Defensive Communication

“One reduces the defensiveness of the listener when one communicates that one is willing to experiment with one’s own behavior, attitudes and ideas.”- Jack R. Gibb PhD – A pioneer in humanistic psychology Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Loved

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How To Find the Rhythm in the Communication Dance

Find The Rhythm (Lyrics by Larry S. Warfield) LarrySWarfieldMusic.com When a man loves the work he does, it’s a wonderful joy it brings. Not just mastering tools, or remembering rules, or just doing the same old thing It goes much

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When You Do What You Really Don’t Want To Do

Great journeys begin with one small step.  In the journey of life, learning to say “No” is that small, but necessary step. Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash Burt was the kind of guy that everybody liked. You could count

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Hey Are You Listening

  “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”  ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful          “I need you to talk to Mary for

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How to Communicate Better When Working Freelance

In working freelance for a little over a year, I discovered that working freelance with an employee mindset does not work well. Communication problems develop that don’t occur in the normal employee/employer setting. Yes, freelancers are hired to do a

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