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How to Assert Yourself Without Losing Friends

Often, people will have trouble making themselves stand out form the crowd. For some people, they can be a bit nervous about voicing their own opinion; maybe they are worried about being wrong or be ..
(July 16, 2008)
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How to Get People to Respect You

Many people around us fail to respect us. Some people use us and take advantage of us, while others talk and behave with us in ways that offend us and hurt us. However, when people fail to respect us .
(July 20, 2008)
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How to Get People to Stop Ignoring You and Start Listening

Getting people to pay attention to what you say: ah, now that is a challenge every school teacher, advertiser, and director of marketing has been trying to figure out since the dawn of time. Anyone ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Stuck For Words? How to Rejoin the Conversation

It is a common problem; you are at a party or maybe some sort of formal or informal gathering, and you do not know what to say. People chat and carry on all manner of conversations; yet you seem to ..
(July 22, 2008)
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What to Do When a Conversation Runs Out of Steam

When you are at a party, or maybe a job interview, there can be points where the conversation wanes and/or falls flat. So, you can use some methods perk things up. Now, the first thing you want to ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Easy Ways to Overcome Self Consciousness

A great many people have trouble with nervousness, shyness, and a host of other “issues" that make it difficult for them to interact with others. Well, there are a number of ways you can ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Easy Conversation Starters Anyone Can Use at Work

Starting a conversation can be difficult at times, especially if you are a new employee at work. For many of us, the first day on the job, we are nervous and anxious to get settled into our new ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Great Communication Skills Are Essential For Success

Successful people are not born; they are made. They are made from their own efforts: efforts directed toward becoming successful. They may choose to put a lot of effort into a specific area, but ..
(May 22, 2008)
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Great People Skills Are Essential For Lasting Success

If you want to be successful then you must have great people skills. Great people skills are rooted in being able to effectively communicate with all people; not just communicating with the ones who ..
(May 15, 2008)
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How To Make Small Talk Easy And Fun

A lot of people are quite comfortable speaking, even with strangers, if they have a purpose for the conversation that they understand, but they can really struggle with knowing how to make small ..
(January 17, 2008)
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5 Super Topics of Conversation

Conversations can be a little difficult and stilted when you first meet someone or start to talk to them online. What you need are topics of conversation that are fun to talk about so that you can ..
(January 13, 2008)
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4 Conversation Topics People Love To Talk About

Possibly the most common question people have when they seek help for their communication skills is what makes good conversation topics. So many times people worry about what to talk about, even when .
(January 10, 2008)
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Conversation Starters Success Made Easy

We have all probably been in a situation where we do not know what to say. Once we have broken the ice and began speaking things usually get a lot easier, but whatever situation you are in, whether ..
(January 09, 2008)
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How To Ensure Effective Communication in the Workplace

Communication sounds easy, doesn't it? However, it can be very difficult, especially when we are dealing with people we don't know very well. Not knowing someone well can mean you don't always know ..
(January 05, 2008)
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5 Power Tips for Improving Communication Skills

It might sound an over-simplification, but it's true. The best way of improving communication skill is through practice. There are some easy and fun ways that you can improve your, though, so you ..
(December 27, 2007)
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5 Powerful Motivation Techniques That Work Like Magic

You become what they think, whether that is something positive or something negative, so you need to make sure it's something positive. If you control your thoughts you control your future and you ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Secrets To Talking To People For Fun And Friendship

Talking to people doesn't need to be frightening. Making conversation can and should be relaxed and fun, especially in the informal conversations on which this article focuses. There are three main ..
(December 04, 2007)
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How Managers Can Ensure Lasting Motivation in the Workplace

Managers and team leaders have a responsibility for motivation in the workplace. Well motivated employees work so much better and are so much more productive and creative as they approach their work ..
(December 13, 2007)
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The Art of Conversation in the Online World

The art of conversation has been radically changed with the advent of electronic forms of communication such as text messaging, instant messaging and email. Now you no longer need to be in the same ..
(July 25, 2007)
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How to Start a Conversation in 8 Simple Ways

It is not surprising many people do not know how to start a conversation. As little children we were taught the very basic rule for safety: Never talk to strangers. The rule does not apply to us ..
(July 24, 2007)
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Effective Little-Known Strategies for Dealing with Rejection

Dealing with rejection is something we all have had to contend with at some point in our life. It could be rejection by our parents because we did not get the highest grades in school, or rejection ..
(July 18, 2007)
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11 Unusual Tips for Great Listening Skills

Would you like to improve your listening skills when you communicate? The life blood of a relationship and the foundation of all human interaction is communication. One must have listening skills to ..
(July 18, 2007)
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Fear of Rejection - Explained and Solved

How does one define fear of rejection? The fear of rejection is the type of fear that one irrationally feels when one is afraid that other people may not accept you when you are just being yourself. .
(July 18, 2007)
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How To Improve Communication In Relationships

Unless you are a hermit living on a desert island or high on a mountain, you will most likely have to learn how communication in relationships works. You will have relationships with your family ..
(July 17, 2007)
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How To Improve Communication With Interpersonal Insights

Communication that is interpersonal is the process of sending and receiving messages between two or more people. Examples of interpersonal communication are: 1) a conversation between two people 2) ..
(July 17, 2007)
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