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direct communication

Speak directly and simply for impact – avoid double negatives

All too often, we slip into communication, in writing or in speaking, that do not communicate as directly a meaning we intend. In a world where attention span is short and hearing is bad (figuratively especially), speaking and writing directly certainly has merits, if we want our audiences to actually respond.

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Respect and standing firm in our roots

Each culture has its own unique nuances and “tao” (道, “way”) of doing things. There needs to be a mutual respect for each culture’s ways and methods, rather than imagine one method is better than another.

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Your future and new languages

Did you notice that there are more and more people learning a third language, apart from their mother tongue and a working language? Why?

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Multilingual empowerment for the new frontier

Many of us are equipped for the new frontier without putting too much thought into it. And yet, are we empowering the next generation too?

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