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Against Speaking in Anger

Speak when you're angry--and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.


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Ask Someone Who Understands

I would rather be disagreed with by someone who understands me, than to be agreed with by someone who does not understand me.


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Research on Communication

"Great Sermon, Pastor, I Didn't Understand a Word!"

J. Scott Armstrong, associate professor of marketing at the University of Pennsylvania, ...


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Words Worth Remembering?

Consider this paradox: Almost everything that is publicly said these days is recorded. Almost nothing of what is said is worth remembering.


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Not What You Say, but How

Ninety percent of the friction of daily life is caused by the wrong tone of voice.


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Verbal Abuse

The angry word is a blow struck at our brother, a stab at his heart: it seeks to hit, to hurt, and to destroy. A deliberate insult is worse, for we openly ...


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Constructive Criticism

"Criticism," said Ralph Waldo Emerson, "should not be querulous and wasting, all knife and root-puller, but guiding, instructive, inspiring--a ...


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Thoughts into Words

To know how to say what other people only think, is what makes men poets and sages; and to dare to say what others only dare to think, makes men martyrs ...


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Damaging Criticism

A man who is continually criticized becomes good for nothing, the effect of criticism knocks all the gumption and power out of him.


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Words, Words, Words

The Bible tells us that the most vital and yet the most difficult thing to master is our words. It is not so much what goes in one ear and comes out the ...


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