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Fluency & Why using a 2nd language can be so Exhausting

Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com Do you get exhausted speaking in your second language for prolonged periods?  There is an anxiety that you will miss something that is said if you do not translate into the mode of communication that you are confident with, your mother tongue. This anxiety retards the ability to just … Continue reading Fluency & Why using a 2nd language can be so Exhausting

Stress & How to Control It

Photo by Pedro Figueras on Pexels.com I’m going to talk about stress in this article which you may find odd considering that I am a communications specialist. But it’s a common misconception that communication is exclusively with others. Talking to yourself is also very, very important especially if it’s a little voice that tells you to … Continue reading Stress & How to Control It

Q&A and How You’re Doing It All Wrong!

Close-up Of Black Q&A Text On Wooden Block Q & A at the end of your presentation or speech is a vital opportunity for clarification, it enables you to engage with your audience, but all too often it is wasted.   In this article, I will share how to leave your audience with clarity, understanding and an ITCH, … Continue reading Q&A and How You’re Doing It All Wrong!

Empathy, because it’s not all about you!

Sun Tzu getting tough, but it works with friends and colleagues too The Oxford English Dictionary defines empathy as “n. the ability to imagine and understand the thoughts, perspective, and emotions of another person.” But it seems that it is commonly misunderstood. Narcissists lack empathy and narcissists are bad people, right? So empathy is a good, … Continue reading Empathy, because it’s not all about you!

Do You Have Any Idea Who You Are Talking To?

In this article we take a look at personality profiling tools and how they can help you to to approach transactions with other, whether they be sales or collaboration. Many exist with Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and DISC being the most popular. This article deals with DISC. Why personality type analysis can be crucialDifferent tools and … Continue reading Do You Have Any Idea Who You Are Talking To?