Plain English please! Cut out the jargon

If your message is important, then you will want to do everything in your power to make sure that everyone understands it. Plain English is a style of writing information that helps you to understand it the first time you read it. It involves using short, clear sentences and everyday words. It does not use small print or unnecessary jargon. Infographic...

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How to communicate with college professors

A college professor is just a person, which means he or she may have all the human flaws a person may have. Your professor may be insecure, shy, overly arrogant, self conscious and maybe even a complete pervert. Your professor may have checked out of his or her job, or may be going through a messy divorce. All of this is just another way of saying that your professor is not always right and doesn’t always have your best...

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Tips For Efficient Public Speaking

Here we have another public speaking article to complement last week’s great one. Public speaking is an art and a refined one at that. People have often made the mistake of being ill-prepared to speak in front of an audience. To deliver a speech requires detailed preparation to give out a professional and concise performance. The Sound of Your Own Voice Our voices are owned by us and learning about your own voice is essential to...

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Terrified of Public Speaking? Here’s Some Ways to Help Overcome Nerves

If you’re not used to it, public speaking can be terrifying. However, there are ways to approach the act of speaking publicly that can help you not only speak better but also feel better about the entire experience. In particular, nerves can be a real issue leading up to and during a speech, to the point where it can make you shake and can even make you almost incapable of speaking. Now, if your nerves are so bad that you can...

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