Monthly Archives August 2016

Words that DON’T WORK: A Pilot Study Examining Verbal Barriers

Communication is at the core of all that we do as human beings. While verbal interaction may seem to come naturally, it is a rich and complex process. Communication requires us to be aware of and tuned into thousands of data points from nonverbal cues to gestures, and even — subtle verbal cues. While most people can relate to being repelled by various topics of discussion — are there certain words that stop communication from occurring? Words that, when used, cause our minds to close, our mouths to shut and our brains to mentally pack up shop? New findings from
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Why Volunteering Is The Single Most Overlooked Skill On Resumes

Volunteering in your community, giving of your time to a local food bank, spending time with children at a local school or Boys & Girls club, we often overlook the significance of giving of our time. Students in the state of Maryland are required to perform 75 hours of community service before they graduate. Many students exceed this amount and continue volunteering into adulthood. Are you compassionate about serving in your community? Do you currently volunteer or have an interest to volunteer in your community and beyond?  As you will see in the article we are highlighting this month , many
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