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If working a room is so much fun and so profitable, why do our hearts thump, our palms sweat and our eyes glaze over when we think about it? One reason is that 88 percent of us think of ourselves as shy.
When obscurity pollutes someone’s communication, it’s often because the author’s goal is to impress and not to inform. The low road to impressing an audience is to make them feel inferior, by using words they won’t understand.
– Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway, and Jon Warshawsky
Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Bullfighter’s Guide
Besides the earth, man’s principle resource is man himself. His intelligence enables him to discover the earth’s productive potential and the many different ways in which needs can be satisfied.
– Pope John Paul II
Let us pray for those who work with words: the writers, editors, advertisers, branders, marketers and other communication pros among us
I agree with Siddhartha, our wise friend from the East who once said: ‘Words do not express thoughts very well; everything immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom to one man seems nonsense to another.’
– Hermann Hesse
Journey to the East
For the continued success of all those who use their business acumen to model love of neighbor, we pray
Sometimes, it’s the simplest ideas that can change the world, and sometimes it is the most challenging problems that can have the simplest solutions. PlayPumps water system utilizes the power of children playing to achieve a sustainable water supply throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, according to PlayPumps International’s Kristina Gubic.
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