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Political Attacks

There are two aspects of communication—speaking and listening. The blog focuses mainly on the speaking part, of course, but I’ll look at the listening part today since it’s just as important. The Democratic and Republican conventions have come and gone … Continue reading


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Credibility Gap

When the way a word is used is changed, it has been changed for a reason. Sometimes it’s the actual definition of the word that changes, such as the word issue. I talk about this in the book, and since it’s not … Continue reading

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