So what is the big deal about praise? Praise pleases people. The bottom line is (ultimately) that we all feel better about what we are doing if someone notices – somehow it makes it more worthwhile. Praise shows appreciation and that makes a big difference. It’s a key motivator and costs nothing. Let me […]
Setting, Communicating and Keeping your Personal Boundaries This week we’ll be talking about setting your own personal boundaries, how to tell people politely but assertively what your boundaries are and how to stick to those boundaries for your personal health and ultimately the profitability of your company. A boundary is another word for border. So […]
There are three key challenges that every language learner has to overcome, if we are to become confident speakers of a foreign language: vibrant vocabulary grim grammar and pesky pronunciations,
Learning a language one word at a time is an approach that beginners use but once your vocabulary expands it is no longer the most effective vocabulary boosting strategy. Being familiar with prefixes can make guesswork a lot easier, both in terms of speaking English and understanding it – either in conversation or in writing.