The Art of Articulation

Assumptions. We all make them. We all stereotype certain people, and make assumptions about others every single day. We can’t help it. It truly is part of our DNA. Our brains are hard-wired to make assumptions about people in order to determine danger as quickly as possible and allow us time to protect ourselves. As…

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The Struggle For Brevity

This recent NPR story on the brevity of the Gettysburg Address, Lincoln’s 272 Words, a Model of Brevity for Modern Times got me thinking a bit about training. I’ve often compared training to public speaking and the importance of having those skills, and this is definitely one of those skills. As Pascal said well back…

Training or Multitasking?

Students, you have a problem. I see it frequently, and when in online classes, I can tell when it’s happening, and it almost always happens. The problem is that you are trying to pay attention to your training, but you’re also trying to get work done. You are being sent to this training class because…