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Funny Ads and Signs

Communication skills are so much more than making speeches.  They are vital for every day life.  Those in advertising know just how important a single word can be in making an impression on their client's potential customers.  However, I don't think the authors of these little gems had a clue how it would come across...  Take a look: Interesting Ads and Signs Now is your chance to have your ears pierced and get an extra pair to take home, too. (For those times when you want to show you're "all ears"!) We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand. (That's comforting!) Save regularly in our bank. You'll never reget it. (I think I'll regret...

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Recipe for teaching Home Ec

Almost all parents tell me they believe communication skills are important but most have no idea to what extent.  We use our communication skills thousands of times a day!  Homeschooling parents use communication skills even more often.  You cannot teach if you cannot communicate-PERIOD!  And the more effectively you communicate with your student, the more effective a teacher you are. By the way, teaching Home Ec is probably more saturated with communication skills than other subjects you teach because you usually do it without benefit of a text relying mostly on hands on involvement as the student models or at least checks with the teacher at various times during a complicated process.  It's not like math where we homeschool teachers...

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What if my child is shy?

Is shyness a personality trait or is it usually just a simple lack of social communication skills?  Can a shy child learn to love to communicate?  I did and I'll tell you how tomorrow on my podcast.  8am PST/11am EST! Join me live via your computer: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/19736 Join me live via your phone: Phone Number: (724) 444-7444 Call ID: 19736 Or listen in to the audio available after the live show! Bring a friend!

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Post Our Link & You Could Win $350 Prize Pkg!

OMGosh!  This is our biggest contest yet!  And the easiest one to enter!  Art of Eloquence will reach a milestone next month of being in business for 7 years!  Each year we have had a fun contest for our customers but this one is by far the BEST EVER! All you need to do is post a link to the Art of Eloquence website and tell people to check us out and that qualifies you to enter our contest to win a prize package worth well over $350!  You can check out our Contest Page for more details and to see the HUGE package of prizes you could win if you are the one who posts the most before December...

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Oct. Mailbag-Teaching Preschoolers

We received some interesting comments and questions this month and I wanted to share them with you.  First here is a small sampling of the comments we received this month: "Your communication article in TOS made me laugh. I am a talker. The first thing the Lord told me to do while I was just hours old in the faith was silence...That silence intrigued my hubby who followed me to church and was soon saved himself. LOL You are right on keep up the good work!" -Heather W. "Hi, JoJo! Loved your article in The Old Schoolhouse magazine!:)  Good stuff!" -Kimberly E. "I can't wait to listen to this week's show!" -Leslie V. "This issue with the different type of...

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