Language

Culture’s Role in the Business World

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For those that read my blog would know that my deep thirst for continual learning (hence my mantra #permanentbeta). Whether reading books, sitting courses or undertaking tertiary...

Review: The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam

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The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam My rating: 5 of 5 stars I recently read a book (The Three Value Conversations) that outlined...

Review: Why Him? Why Her?: Understanding Your Personality Type and Finding the Perfect Match

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Why Him? Why Her?: Understanding Your Personality Type and Finding the Perfect Match by Helen Fisher My rating: 4 of 5 stars It has been a long time since I have read a book...

Have to, choose to or get to?

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Last week I read a blog post from Live Your Legend referring to the subject of procrastination. Part of the article delved into the words we use to describe the tasks we own. For...

Review: Knowledge is Beautiful

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Knowledge is Beautiful by David McCandless My rating: 5 of 5 stars Most of us have heard the term ‘Death by Powerpoint’. In my experience this is due primarily to the...

Language and the overuse of adjectives

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Earlier this week, prior to boarding a flight to Dallas the American Airlines staff member made an announcement about the flight and made the comment to all passengers in the...

Progress update on my reading

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I mentioned on a previous post that my goal this year would be to read at least 50 books. So far I am tracking to the goal (well .. sort of) and I believe my reading speed will...

To read or not to read, that is the question

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My year has kicked up in high gear when it comes to self development. Using an example of reading and to put things into perspective, I would normally read about 4 – 8 books...

‘Deplane’

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We all get frustrated at times by the terms that are used throughout our daily conversations with others. We are humans and we communicate…. a lot. Furthermore we are also...