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Caveat Lector

It occurs to me that before I go any further in my personal observations, I should issue a healthy warning. At some point or other, you won’t like what you read. you won’t like it, mainly because you will feel that it’s about you. It is. Hence the caveat. But…

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Facebook: another battle for hearts and minds.

As we all well know by know, Facebook is a part of our lives, and for many, appears to have stolen part of our souls. If you think a military reference is too strong, I disagree. With 700 million users, Facebook has permeated every part of life, both personal and…

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Awkward silences: how to make them even worse!

We’ve all been there. You’re having a conversation with someone, doing your best, but it just isn’t working. Heavy silences keep falling. You’re torn between wanting to wave happily goodbye and run away, and somehow make it work, for pity’s sake.¬† A communication coach¬† has this to say: (N.B. the…