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Let’s Talk About Ageism

Let’s Talk About Ageism

  Recently, someone asked me an insightful question when I was onstage. I thought about it for a moment. Then I turned to the audience,and declared: “I'm 54 years old. And I'm still learning!” I distinctly remember noticing many encouraging smiles and nods from...

Pitch Slapping

Pitch Slapping

Before I get into the "3 things" this week, I'd love your input on two things: 1. What do you think about the brand new TalkAboutTalk.com website? It's been 5+ years since I launched TalkAboutTalk.com, and the website needed a refresh. The amazing team at BlueElephant...

Profanity

Profanity

  Let's talk Pofanity, shall we? Profanity evolves over time. At one time, cursing deities or cursing God was considered the worst, most profane language possible.  For some time, words about sex and our bodies (including our 💩 excrement) were the most profane....

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Self-Awareness

Self-Awareness

Most of us think we have higher than average self-awareness.  But research shows that only 10-15% of us actually have high self-awareness. As a communication coach, it's easy for me to convince myself that I’m one of those 10% with high self awareness. But then every...

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Communication Resolution

Communication Resolution

  Happy New Year!  Do you know what the top three most common resolutions are?  You can probably guess: exercising more eating healthier losing weight I can't help you with THOSE, but I can help you set and achieve important communication resolutions. Based on...

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