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Using Humor on Purpose

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Later on, I'll share about the humor (and problems) that comes from ineffective communication, but for now Communication FUNdamentals Week continues with the humor that used on purpose.  Humor can be used to creatively express yourself in order to entertain and amuse.  I posted this poem I wrote on the Art of Eloquence Facebook fan page last week and it was met with a goodly amount of comments from folks who "felt my pain." X x x X Exerciser's Lament  The scale says more; my clothes, they tore. I’m often winded at the store. Though I’m not sure and it’s a bore Now exercise is my new...

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The Case for Wrinkles

At the end of a long, joyous, productive, meaningful life, what will people see when they look into your face?  WRINKLES!   And they won't be thinking, "That face shows a joyous, productive, meaningful life" either.  They'll be thinking, "Boy is that woman OLD!"  Well, I'd like to change all that and I'm asking for your help. It's important to use your communication skills to change the world around you for the better.  Why start with wrinkles?  Well, I've written articles about grace in politics and faith before, but it struck me that I never did start at the beginning.  In order to start a movement for world grace, I think it needs to begin with something more universal and easier...

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