Category: Communication

The Psychology of Speaking Charisma: When You’re Talking, Own the Stage

~by Sophie Taylor~ How often do you get interrupted mid-sentence? Or find that just when you’re getting started on your favourite topic – say Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables – people suddenly remember they need to be somewhere else? “Well, obviously,” you might think. “Pivot tables? I’d rather be forced to watch ‘Mr Bean: The Movie’…
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Three Steps to Making Free Recorded Conference Calls

~by Dianna Sandora~ What if you could make truly free conference calls? You would be able to make connections with as many people as you wanted, and would not have to worry about limits to the number of participants to the call, or the number of hours, or even the number of people who access…
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5 Things Successful People Don’t Do

I previously wrote a post about 5 Things that Successful People Do.  I realized when I created that post that there are just as many things that successful people don’t do as well.  Or rather things that successful people do to overcome challenges. Things Successful People Don’t Do They don’t allow negative thoughts to take over…
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Speaker – LaTracey Copeland

LaTracey Copeland Mother in Zion And Sister-Teacher Available For Speaking Engagements Ocean Springs, Mississippi, August 30, 2014 – It’s hard to sit on your talents, retreat from your destiny or settle for a less than optimized life when there’s a spur in your side goading you to excellence. Memphis born LaTracey Copeland Hughes, also known…
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The Real Life of Comments on Social Media

I’ve seen so many trolls, and snarky comments online that I think I’m pretty immune to them at this point.  Some people are seriously emboldened by their anonymity, and that makes them say things online and on social media that they would never, ever say to someone face to face.  That can be a deadly…
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7 Tips To Be An A Player

I think that in our lives there are many opportunities to get ahead, and many ways to fall behind.  Becoming a top performer, or an A player in the work environment and at home are rewarding, fun, and will make a lot of things go easier for you.  It’s almost like you will get the…
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Stay Professional No Matter What

There are going to be plenty of times in our professional (and personal) lives where people are really going to annoy us, and royally piss us off.  Sometimes, it’s enough to make you quit your job, and other times you just dig in your heels and stay.  You may be on your way out of…
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How To Piss Off Colleagues

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Honestly, there are so many sure fire ways to piss off colleagues at your job, it’s almost hard to start. There are some sure-fire ways to achieve the goal of royally pissing off your colleagues. Never take credit for any problems that arise. This is especially effective if you happen to…
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Posting in Haiku

I’ve started posting my regular tweets in haiku format, as an experiment, and as a bit of fun for the summer.  Haiku poetry has a simple format, and does not need to write.  Thus it’s easier for me to come up with. The standard format for haiku is 3 lines, with 17 syllables total.  There…
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7 Tips for Managing Text Messages

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ The sheer number of text messages we get in a single day can be mind-boggling. Back and forth – Do this! Hey, did you remember that? What’s for dinner? Who’s going to pick up the kids. Beep.. Beep.. Another text, and another! They keep adding up. You can’t control how many…
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