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Praise and Thank You

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Continuing with Praise Week here on Communication FUNdamentals!  On Monday I shared about a recent study that was done on the need for praise in order to boost self-esteem.  With so many people feeling overworked like this woman here, the need for praise is greater, but we no longer have as much free time to give it away to others.  However, it's important to praise and compliment-even if it is just to say thank you, but how do we do that effectively?  This is an article I wrote a while back called... The Power of Thank You! By JoJo Tabares Did you ever notice how little kids...

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It's Praise Week

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x It's Praise Week here at Communication FUNdamentals! The Bible talks about praising God, and we should, for all the blessings He has given us, but it also talks about supporting and being a blessing to others.  Ephesians 4:29 says, "Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers." Edifying means to build up.  God wants us to build others up, to lift them up when they are down, to support them.  This scripture also tells us we should do this in order to minister grace to them.  Grace means...

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Automated Audrey

Real Rhonda vs Automated Audrey... The world is going virtual and there's not much we can do about it, but is it a good thing?  I recently read an article which made it appear that it is and that it's what people want.  A recent study they cited said: "Actually, what customers prefer is self-reliance. A recent Forrester Report showed that only 28 percent of U.S. online consumers 'prefer to contact companies via telephone or e-mail rather than using a company’s website to get answers to their questions.' And we feel certain that, as younger generations turn into a larger segment of the market, they are going to drive upward the percentage of people disinclined to interact with humans for...

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