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Communication Skills in the news: Herman Cain

Don't look now, but Gundar, our own personal Technology Gremlin, hasn't been as busy here at Art of Eloquence the last few days.  Yes, we still have some computer issues, but our newly redesigned website and shopping cart are working just fine.  That gave us some time to start thinking about the kinds of information (and FUN) we'd like to have for you in 2012. You're going to start seeing some changes right here on the AoE Blog and also in our newsletter beginning this week!  We're bringing back some old favorites (categories)...with a twist! Mailbag Mondays start back up again today and will feature thngs like my commentary on the communication skills of a political figure or entertainer, my take on a recent...

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Disagreeing in Grace 3&4

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x On Monday we discussed the first two rules of disagreeing in grace.  Rules three and four involve being calm and concentrating on the issues rather than the person's character. 3. Be Calm The best way to share your views with anyone is in a calm and rational manner.  The more passionate you are about a topic, the harder that will be.  When you give a speech, being passionate about it is beneficial, but when you are trying to change someone's mind or heart, it is a deterrent.  Nobody wants to be forced into accepting something.  They want to come to their own conclusions after hearing all the...

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