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I bet you won't read this!

It's not as much a lack of training these days that gives way to communication issues; it's currently a lack of interest! I'd be willing to bet that 95% of the people who see this article (or any other article or blog post, or Facebook post or get the picture) will just scroll past it without giving it a second thought.  I'd be willing to go one step further and say that almost the same amount of people will do so even if the topic is of great interest.  I'd also be willing to bet that at least 75% of people don't take the time to really listen when a friend or family member speaks and that about the...

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Breaking Art of Eloquence News!

DATELINE ART OF ELOQUENCE!.....BREAKING NEWS! The new year is fast approaching and I have a lot of changes planned.  Here are the headlines: ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ 2013 Video Countdown to CHRISTmas ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ I know many of you look forward to my Video Countdown to CHRISTmas every year here on the Art of Eloquence blog.  I've been doing it for about four years now.  However, since starting my daily JoJoisms blog a few months back, I've decided to host the countdown on that blog instead.  It fits the theme better anyway and that blog is already daily where this one is weekly. The Video Countdown to CHRISTmas began, as usual, on December 1st and will end on December 25th.  Also you can subscribe...

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Friday Funnies: Silly Questions Lawyers Ask

This week, we've been talking about listening and communicating with the world (people of different languages and cultures).  It is fitting, then, that we have a Friday Funny that illustrates the humor in not listening to YOURSELF as you ask questions that may be interpreted in odd ways by those of different people.  Pastor Tim of has some great funnies.  Here are a few from his latest contribution to  To read more of his humor, click the link following the excerpt. Lawyer Laughs The following questions from lawyers were taken from official records nationwide: 1. Was that the same nose you broke as a child? 4. Was it you or your brother that was killed in the war? 5....

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